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[Postcard from Ora Osterhout to the Osterhout Family, July 18, 1888]

Description: Postcard from Ora Osterhout to her family discussing recent events. She wrote on two separate postcards, and they are both addressed to Mr. J. P. Osterhout in Belton, Texas. There is a postmark for Bellville, Texas, but the date cannot be read clearly.
Date: July 18, 1888
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, January 23, 1988]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. Paul wrote his father a short letter to provide an update on what had happened locally after his after his father had left. The letter touched upon some of Paul's communications, local church service attendance, and someone he saw recently.
Date: January 23, 1888
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Item Type: Letter

[Jefferson Medical College Class of 1887]

Description: Text requesting information about members of the Class of 1887 at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, including the forty-eight names of the graduates.
Date: 1887
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, May 6, 1886]

Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout from Paul Osterhout. She wrote to tell her brother that she wanted to hear from him more often and what was happening with their family. She told him that Gertrude sent him some money and that their father might be able to send some too. Gertrude has been thinking about attending school in Independence and Ora wrote of a garden that they had started.
Date: May 6, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, March 30, 1886]

Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout from Paul Osterhout. She wrote to tell Paul what had been happened at home. She included information about the weather and what family members had been doing such as how their father tried to fix their water pump and wanted to purchase more cows.
Date: March 30, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, March 5, 1886]

Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. Ora wrote to update Paul on what was happening at home. She informed him of the weather, her school work, and a change in attitude their brother has undergone after getting married.
Date: March 5, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, February 28, 1886]

Description: Letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. He wrote his brother to update him on the affairs of their family. He informed Paul that their mother had recovered from being sick, a mutual acquaintance wants to go into the book business, a troupe that came through and performed, and other small events around the farm.
Date: February 28, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, John Jeremiah
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, February 11, 1886]

Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. She wrote to inform Paul that their mother had been sick in bed, but was starting to feel better. At the end of the letter, she included a message from Gertrude asking if Paul would fix Gertrude's watch again.
Date: February 11, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, January 6, 1886]

Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. Gertrude wrote to inform Paul about wedding preparations their family was helping to make. She also wrote that their father sold the stocks to a business he was involved in and might start up a small one of his own.
Date: January 6, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Item Type: Letter

Nineteenth Annual Report of the Mission Board of the Baptist General Association of Texas, 1886

Description: Annual report of the Baptist General Association of Texas Mission Board, containing an account of work done throughout the year (missionaries employed, sermons preached, miles traveled, work that had been done, etc.) and accounting summaries. This report, presented to the Baptist General Convention of Texas was the last annual report due to lack of monetary and staff resources.
Date: 1886
Creator: Baptist General Association of Texas. Mission Board.
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 20, 1883]

Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. Ora wrote Paul to update him on what has been going on at home since Paul's mother was unable to. She focused on small events involving family and friends and asked how Paul was doing in the cold climate of his new town.
Date: November 20, 1883
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 6, 1883]

Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote her mother to update her on her life at school. She detailed examinations she had and the praise she had received for one of her papers. Gertrude mentioned visiting lecturers, letters she owed family members, and other bits of news. At the end of the letter, she has a list of items she requested her mother to send.
Date: April 6, 1883
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout, August 21, 1882]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his sister, Gertrude Osterhout, about the new town he had settled into. He mentioned the dominant religion in the area was Methodist, that both blacks and whites lived there, and the locals cannot ride their buggies much due to the sand.
Date: August 21, 1882
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 30, 1881]

Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote a short letter to her father and told him of her high marks at school. Gertrude told him how anxious she was to return home for Christmas. On the back of the letter is a monthly report from Baylor Female College with her marks for the month of November.
Date: November 30, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 16, 1881]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his parents, John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote to inform them that he planned to visit for a few weeks during the holidays and that he wanted his parents to get him new clothes during that time. In his letter, he detailed an accident between a train and the convict train in which a few convicts tried to make an escape.
Date: November 16, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Osterhout Family, October 23, 1881]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to Osterhout family. Paul wrote his family to inform them that he received the coat they sent and to tell them about his job at the train station. He included information about an assault that happened at the station and a lantern he stole to use on the way home.
Date: October 23, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, October 19, 1881]

Description: Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to her son, Paul Osterhout. She wrote to inform him that she would be sending him his winter coat and that she was unsure what Paul's father's plans were for when Paul would be attending his next session of school. She also requested that if Paul got sick, he return home.
Date: October 19, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Junia
Item Type: Letter