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[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[Letter from Jennie and J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from Jennie and J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade, who they address as Sister. J. Bouldin begins the letter describing their parlor and Bettie, and Jennie take over part of the way through saying that "sis J" has gone to church. Sis J finishes the letter discussing recent news of family and friends.
Date: 186u-01~
Creator: Bouldin, J.

[Letter from Jennie and Sis J. to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from Jennie and Sis J. to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing the cow that their father recently bought, quilting, some missing household items, and other recent news of family and friends. Sis J. mentions that a young gentleman recently paid Jennie a visit, but she does not like him and refused to entertain him.
Date: 186u-01-31~

[Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from Jennie to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing the health of family and friends and other news. She says that Sis J. is sick with the chills again. She and Sis J. have been fixing up their old clothes, and she talks about some of the newer fashions. There is a note written in pencil at the top of the second page that says "to Mrs. Bettie J. Wade, Bastrop, Texas."
Date: 186u-04-14~/186u-04-15~

[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