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[Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout, October 21, 1898]

Description: A brief letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout concerning legal matters. It appears there is trouble concerning the death of someone and an estate that had no will. James, an attorney, advises that John sue for his share having been used for a time before everything was sorted out. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. John Patterson Osterhout."
Date: October 21, 1898
Creator: Frear, James B.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary Moore, October 13, 1898]

Description: She was glad to receive letters from them. She hopes they are doing well and received Linnet's picture. She mentions the weather and how it is disturbing the planting of wheat. Her horse Mollie died and she has been unable to do anything since. She mentions that Will is working on Dock Dobbin's house. Mr. Griffin went to Springfield to see John Steward. Real estate agents are trying to get the farms to sell to a colony. They ended up joining, but she doesn't think it will work out. Her grandmother was pressured to sell, but she couldn't decide and got upset. She would like to hear about Charles and Linnet's trip. She asks about Sallie W. and gives a message to Bettie. She talks about flowers and who Lillian is asking for. Minnie was supposed to write and she asks that they write back soon.
Date: October 13, 1898
Creator: Griffin, Alice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to C. B. Moore, October 17, 1898]

Description: She gives a timetable of where Linnet should be on her way to her house. She is anxious for Linnet to get a full years work and hopes to be moved into the new school in two weeks. She told Linnet to worry about clothes too much because they dress plainly and she will be among friends. She sends best wishes.
Date: October 17, 1898
Creator: Rawlings, Minnie O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner, October 1, 1898]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to his brother Isaac Herbert Kempner, advising him on how to economize on postage, discussing his previous stay in Germany, and his planned stay in Breslau, Poland. Although he writes that he is still in Germany, his letter is marked as being written in Breslau.
Date: October 1, 1898
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Funeral Program for Jessie B. Johnson, February 23, 2002]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Jessie B. Johnson, born October 5, 1898 and died February 19, 2002. The funeral was held Saturday, February 23, 2002 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Terrence K. Hayes. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and she was buried in Oakland Cemetery in Oakland, Texas.
Date: February 23, 2002
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Letter from Minnie Rawlings to C. B. Moore, October 3, 1898]

Description: She is thankful that Mr. Moore trust them to send Linnet to spend the terms with them. She says that they will treat Linnet like a daughter. She says the cost would only be $50. She enjoyed going to Colorado in the summer and would like to go again. She talks about the weather and that farmers are almost done gathering cotton. She is concerned about the Texas problem with renters. She hopes they are revived by the time the letter gets there.
Date: October 3, 1898
Creator: Rawlings, Minnie O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Neal Moore to C. B. Moore, October 11, 1898]

Description: He was glad to receive a letter from Charles while he was in Colorado. Neal will try to explain what has happened since the last time he wrote. He writes about certain expenses that have thrown him and swear to never have it again. He has gotten some work in San Antonio and is staying with Will Firgh. He has come to the realization that he is not a city person and will eventually become a farmer. He asks Moore to keep an eye out for good land for him. He asks about a job as a farm hand, and mentions that his parents say there is no work in Dallas. He mentions that Minnie was in Boulder for a teachers' convention. He says his parents are doing well, but he and his brother are not. He thinks that his letter did not reach Charles or he did not receive Charles' answer. He says that since he is in the country he has no spare time and has made repairs to the house. He needs to do some planting and hopes to get some work in San Antonio to make more repairs. He would like to hear about Charles.
Date: October 11, 1898
Creator: Moore, Neal
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections