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[Letter from P. M. Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, March 18, 1857]

Description: Letter from P. M. Osterhout to his brother, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing news from home and slavery. After providing John with updates from those at home, he told his brother he was unsure whether or not he would want to receive something from the black Republican in Pennsylvania. He then went on to write about his opinion on slavery and he hoped his brother was not beginning to view it as a blessing.
Date: March 18, 1857
Creator: Osterhout, P. M.
Partner: Austin College

[Transcript of Paid Invoice for Items Purchased by Perry and Hunter from Wood and Abbott, October 18, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a paid invoice for items to be purchased by Perry and Hunter from Wood and Abbott, including quantity, cash value, and packing details. There is a note on the document indicating that the items to be purchased were sent to W.P. and J.M. Bryan.
Date: October 18, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Postcard of Man and Alligators]

Description: Postcard of a man kneeling and praying, while alligators approach from behind, with the text of "Darky's Prayer, Florida" included. A handwritten note addressed to Mrs. Clara Aten & Family from Nevin E. Hermsinger says "Hello all: I received your card sometime ago, sorry I didn't get out while I was home, there were a lot of places I wanted to go but didn't get there. Well, maybe we'll have Hitler where the negro on the other side is pretty soon (we hope). I had a swell time while I was home, only wish I could of stayed longer, but uncle Sam said no. Hope you are all well, as I am O.K. It's awful warm here, you should have some of this weather up there to make hay. Write when you can. Nevin."
Date: July 18, 1943
Creator: Hermsinger, Nevin E.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Transcript of Letter from William Heyle to Stephen F. Austin, November 18, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from William Heyle to Stephen F. Austin, on November 18, 1836, asking that Austin be on the lookout for a young man, named Edmond Morris, who has disappeared from his town and is believed to have gone to Texas, Mexico, or New Orleans.
Date: November 18, 1836
Creator: Heyle, William
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, July 18, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, in Perry explains the difficulties he is having in settling his business matters before moving to Texas, asks for Stephen's advice on completing the indenture forms for his slaves, and questions why Stephen was not more vocal about which tracts of land he had reserved for the Perrys.
Date: July 18, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History