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[Postcard from Ora Osterhout to the Osterhout Family, July 18, 1888]

Description: Postcard from Ora Osterhout to her family discussing recent events. She wrote on two separate postcards, and they are both addressed to Mr. J. P. Osterhout in Belton, Texas. There is a postmark for Bellville, Texas, but the date cannot be read clearly.
Date: July 18, 1888
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from W. T. Daniel to Ora Osterhout, December 11, 1904]

Description: Letter from W. T. Daniel to Ora Osterhout regarding the deed to 320 acres of land in Comanche County that used to belong to her father, John P. Osterhout, and is now owned by another family.
Date: December 11, 1904
Creator: Daniel, W. T.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Elvira Spurgin to Bettie Wade, January 28, 1868]

Description: Letter from Elvira Spurgin to Bettie Wade discussing recent news of family and friends. She mentions that the weather has been very cold in Belton, and she has some new boarders. Someone named Loraine had typhoid fever.
Date: January 28, 1868
Creator: Spurgin, Elvira
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing recent news. Her father has recently bought a cow, and she says that he will write soon.
Date: 186u-01-22~
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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~
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from Jennie to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing recent news of family and friends. She says that Sis J. is sick, so she cannot write.
Date: 186u-03-31~
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center