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[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, March 6, 1881]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. Paul wrote about his time in school in Independence, Texas and the studies him and the other boys were engaged in. He told his father of how boring he found the city and that there were very few recreational activities available to them.
Date: March 6, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, March 6, 1881]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote her mother to update her about her life at school. Among the small bits of news Gertrude gave, she mentioned a musical performances that the girls gave, a memorial service, and upcoming examinations.
Date: March 6, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Osterhout Family, March 13, 1881]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to the Osterhout Family. She wrote to update her family about her life at school. She spoke of her school work and upcoming examinations, her concerns about her weight, and a recent death. Included was a poem she wrote titled "My Roommates."
Date: March 13, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout, March 19, 1881]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his daughter, Gertrude Osterhout, with news from home. Everyone at home at been well, except for her mother who had a cold. They had four cows that they milked and used the milk to make butter to sell. He told his daughter that she should not be so eager for school to be over. He concluded the letter by correcting his daughter on her use of the word "too."
Date: March 19, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, March 16, 1882]

Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout, discussing her life at Baylor University. She told him that her examination scores had been excellent and commencement would be taking place later this year. She wrote of some of the events that the school held including debates, concerts, and essay readings. A storm had passed through her town recently and she told her brother that she would refuse to sleep on the third floor of the boarding house should she return. The letter concluded with a promise of gossip in her next letter and her sympathies that Paul has a night job. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mr. Paul Osterhout."
Date: March 16, 1882
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Austin College

Travis County Deed Records: Deed Record 48

Description: Recorded copies of Travis County deeds, conveyances, and other muniments of title affecting ownership to real estate from February 1880 to March 1881, including warranty deeds, gift deeds, partition deeds, guardian deeds, quitclaim deeds, royalty deeds, various types of affidavits, appointments and resignations of trustees, trust indentures, transfers of liens, conveyances of liens, assignments of liens, subordination of liens, various types of partial releases, leases, easements, contracts of sale, bills of sale, homestead designations, various types of agreements, powers of attorney, revocations of powers of attorney, restrictions, removals of disabilities (minor, coveture), certified copies of probate proceedings, certified copies of divorce decrees (when real property is divided), extensions, options, rental divisions, and amended restrictions. Specific information includes instrument number, kind of instrument, date and place of execution, names of parties involved, amounts of principal and interest (when applicable), description of property, signatures of parties, and notarization. Also includes recording certificate, showing date filed, date recorded, and signature of county clerk or deputy. Arranged chronologically by date recorded.
Date: 1880-02/1881-03
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, March 16, 1881]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to update her mother about her life at school. Gertrude provided information about her recent exams and her efforts to study and asked for dresses or materials to have dresses made for the summer. She asked about her mother's plan to have a garden this year and when she would receive another letter from home.
Date: March 16, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Funeral Program for Elizabeth R. Woods, March 1, 1980]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Elizabeth R. Woods, born March 5, 1881 and died February 27, 1980. The funeral was held March 1, 1980 at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, officiated by Rev. Milbrew Davis. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary, and she was buried in City Cemetery No. 1 in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: March 1, 1980
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Letter from J. B. Bovelly to J. B. LaCoste, March 2, 1881]

Description: Letter from J. B. Bovelly to J. B. LaCoste regarding lands owned by Albert Huth. [Ferdinand] Louis Huth was paying taxes on the land but letters to him have gone unanswered. The family would like to know whose name the properties are listed under, whether taxes have been paid, whether the land can be sold and what might its value be. Signed J. B. Bovelly on March 2, 1881 in Galveston.
Date: March 2, 1881
Creator: Bovelly, J. B.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History