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[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Osterhout Family, September 13, 1880]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Osterhout Family. Gertrude wrote her family to let them know how she was settling into life at Baylor College. She told them of her living accommodations, food, and the other girls that were there with her. The letter ended with her asking for some items to be sent to her and she spoke of her family and alterations she made to her uniforms.
Date: September 13, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
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

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, June 30, 1881]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. She wrote to inform her brother of her life at school. Gertrude told him of the weather, that she thought she was gaining weight, and a visit she made with a woman near the school. She mentioned how she was doing in her studies and promised to write a letter to one of their sisters.
Date: June 30, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 1, 1880]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. She wrote a reply to her brother's letter to update him on her life at school. Gertrude mentioned her lack of knowledge about current affairs and that the girls around her had voiced their opinions in politics. She included information about a trip out she had, a little about her studies, and other small bits of local news.
Date: November 1, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, September 27, 1880

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. She wrote her brother and told him of all the talking that goes on in the church she attended and how concerned she was that she'd begin to pick up the slang used by her peers. She also requested that Paul send her some items she could not get locally.
Date: September 27, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from H. M. and J. Bouldin to George W. Wade, April 12, 1868]

Description: Letter from H. M. Bouldin to George W. Wade discussing work, chickens, the railroad, and other news. He mentions that George is currently unemployed. J. Bouldin wrote a note to her sister on the back saying that she will write soon. She mentions that Jennie bought a new hat, and she had her old one fixed up.
Date: April 12, 1868
Creator: Bouldin, H. M. & Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from H. M. Bouldin to George W. and Bettie Wade, February 15, 1868]

Description: Letter from H. M. Bouldin to George W. and Bettie Wade discussing recent news. He says that he wishes he could see them, but he doesn't know when that will be possible. There is a note written at the top of the first page in pencil that says "to George W. Wade of Bastrop."
Date: February 15, 1868
Creator: Bouldin, H. M.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing the latest news of family and friends. She says that Belton has been a very dull town lately. They recently had a visit from a cousin named Delia who had been on a trip to the North. She also invites Bettie to come for a visit soon.
Date: 186u-03-22
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing a party she and Jennie attended at the courthouse, taking care of plants in the graveyard, and going to church.
Date: 186u-03-01~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing recent events in church, the Valentines that she and Jennie received, and other news of family and friends.
Date: 186u-02-20~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing her recent illness, the weather, and other news. She says that Pa cannot leave for a visit right now and that they are having some money troubles. She and Jennie will probably not be able to buy any new summer clothes. She began the letter on April 2 and finished it the next morning.
Date: 186u-04-02~/186u-04-03~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing recent events. She states that the family received Bettie's last letter.
Date: 186u-02-18~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing the hard rain they had recently, looking at new hats and bonnets with Jennie, and other news. She says that she would like a new hat, but she cannot afford one, and their father is trying to save up for a new suit.
Date: 186u-04-07
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing a party she and Jenny went to, the recent wedding of a friend, and other news of family and friends.
Date: 186u-03-18~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing the family's health, milking the cow with Jennie, the weather, Jennie gathering eggs, and other news.
Date: 186u-03-11~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing Mr. Wade's recent illness, the family's health, canning peaches, and other news. There is a note written in pencil at the top of the first page that says "to Mrs. Bettie J. Wade of Bastrop."
Date: 186u-08-19~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing her health, an upcoming Sunday school celebration, and other news. She says that she has still been sick with the chills, and Pa has a toothache. The recent rain made the rivers rise so high that the stages could not come in for about a week.
Date: 186u-04-30~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing health, the weather, and other recent news. She mentions that there has recently been an outbreak of cholera in San Antonio.
Date: 186u-01-12~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing recent snow they had, a trip to church the previous Sunday, and other recent events. She mentions that she and Jennie received Bettie's recent letter.
Date: 186u-02-05~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing health, Valentine's Day, a recent dance that Jennie attended, and other news of family and friends.
Date: 186u-02-12~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing Valentine's Day and other recent news. She and Jennie have been writing Valentines. There is a note in pencil at the top of the page that says "to Mrs. Bettie J. Wade of Bastrop."
Date: 186u-02-14~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing the latest news of family and friends. She is concerned that Bettie is not receiving her letters, so she has started numbering them. This one is number four.
Date: 186u-01-18~/186u-01-19~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter