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[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Sally Osterhout, January 13, 1875]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his niece, Sally Osterhout. He wrote her after receiving a letter a couple weeks prior. He was glad to hear his mother was well and told Sally what was happening with John and his family. He mentioned some of the cases he was working on, his children's schooling, and how his wife had recently come down with a pneumonia.
Date: January 13, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Junia Roberts, John Jeremiah, and Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 7, 1875]

Description: Letter from Junia Roberts, John Jeremiah, and Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. The letter started out with Junia writing. She wrote very briefly about how she missed her husband. When she had to tend to the baby, her and John Patterson's son, John Jeremiah, finished writing the letter. He told his father how the hogs, cows, and sheep were doing and that they had purchased more corn and cotton-seed for the animals. On the back of the letter, Paul Osterhout, the eldest son, finished writing the letter. He mentioned a man who had been arrested for murder and that the accused was out on bail. In the post script, Paul asked if he could have a party for his 16th birthday.
Date: November 7, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, Junia Roberts; Osterhout, John Jeremiah & Osterhout, Paul
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 19, 1875]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his father, John Patterson Osterhout. He wrote to his father because his mother was sick with a cold and unable to write. Paul a brief summary of local news that included recent deaths and a musical performance that was happening soon.
Date: November 19, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 24, 1875]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his father, John Patterson Osterhout. He wrote to his father at the request of his mother. He updated his father on the status of their land, animals, and the family's health. The letter ended with the news that a man named Ed had been stabbed, but was alive.
Date: November 24, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, October 17, 1873]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his father, John Patterson Osterhout. He informed his father that a friend of the family was sick and his mother was aiding in the friend's recovery. Paul let his father know he had been taking care of their land and that his mother was planning to purchase frost-oak [sic] wood.
Date: October 17, 1875
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Partner: Austin College