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[Letter from Jones & Kendall to Monteith & Hall - December 26, 1891]

Description: Letter written to Monteith and Hall in Belton, Texas from Jones & Kendall, attorneys in Waco, Texas, concerning an issue of interest to be paid. The letter is written on letterhead for Jones, Kendall & Sleeper, Attorneys-At-Law.
Date: December 26, 1891
Creator: Jones, E. A. & Kendall, William W.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 12, 1890]

Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to her mother to update her on events back home in Belton. Gertrude hoped her mother was feeling better and told her how Gertrude's sister, Ora, was doing in school as well as Gertrude's work at Baylor Female College. Among other small bits of news, she included how her father was doing and some information about the local church.
Date: September 1, 1890
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 26, 1890]

Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout to her mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout. She says that she is homesick after hearing the song "Home Sweet Home," so she decided to write. She wants very badly to see her mother soon.
Date: September 26, 1890
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from J. Z. Miller, February 16, 1897]

Description: Letter from J. Z. Miller to unknown discussing the work of John Patterson Osterhout. Miller told the gentleman he was writing that John was a respectable judge and had done good work.
Date: February 16, 1897
Creator: Miller, J. Z.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from F. M. Law to William McKinley, February 15, 1897]

Description: Letter from F. M. Law to President William McKinley regarding John Patterson Osterhout applying for postmaster in Belton, Texas. He gives John a high amount of praise and states that he has the support of the administration of Baylor College.
Date: February 15, 1897
Creator: Law, F. M.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from E. M. Drayton to William McKinley, February 19, 1897]

Description: Letter from E. M. Drayton to President William McKinley regarding John Patterson Osterhout applying for the position of postmaster in Belton, Texas. He wrote that he could think of no one better to fill the position.
Date: February 19, 1897
Creator: Drayton, E. M.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from N. G. Lattimore to William McKinley, March 18, 1897]

Description: Letter from L. G. Lattimore to President William McKinley regarding John Patterson Osterhout applying for the position of postmaster in Belton, Texas. Mr. Lattimore praised John and stated that his appointment to postmaster would be looked upon well by residents of Belton.
Date: March 18, 1897
Creator: Lattimore, L. G.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to William McKinley, June 1897]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to President William McKinley regarding his application to be postmaster in Belton, Texas. John detailed all of the offices he had previously held and expressed his devotion to the Republican Party. He told the President that he hoped for reappointment to the position of postmaster.
Date: June 1897
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to John Jeremiah Osterhout, December 10, 1895]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his son, John Jeremiah Osterhout, with news from his family. His older son, Paul, was living poorly, but was about to make a fortune. His wife, Junia, believed she was sick again and the family was trying to make her rest. He let Jeremiah know that his daughter was doing well and wanted to see him.
Date: December 10, 1895
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from H. J. Bardwell to John Patterson Osterhout, December 5, 1896]

Description: Letter from H. J. Bardwell to John Patterson Osterhout regarding questions he had about the Osterhout family. He asked John where an older member of the family was born and who her parents were so he could trace the family farther back.
Date: December 5, 1896
Creator: Bardwell, H. J.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to George E. Osterhout, February 13, 1899]

Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her cousin, George E. Osterhout, discussing a loan. Gertrude wanted to borrow a few hundred dollars from George and would be grateful if he would lend it. She intended to write him a longer letter when the weather improved. Included is an envelope addressed "Mr. Geo. E. Osterhout."
Date: February 13, 1899
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from J. H. James to John Patterson Osterhout, July 2, 1899]

Description: Letter from J. H. James to John Patterson Osterhout regarding an outstanding debt. James was upset that John refused any aid for a debt that James was trying to repay despite the help James has given John's family over the years.
Date: July 10, 1899
Creator: James, J. H.
Partner: Austin College