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[Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, October 19, 1881]

Description: Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to her son, Paul Osterhout. She wrote to inform him that she would be sending him his winter coat and that she was unsure what Paul's father's plans were for when Paul would be attending his next session of school. She also requested that if Paul got sick, he return home.
Date: October 19, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Junia
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 20, 1883]

Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. Ora wrote Paul to update him on what has been going on at home since Paul's mother was unable to. She focused on small events involving family and friends and asked how Paul was doing in the cold climate of his new town.
Date: November 20, 1883
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, January 6, 1886]

Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. Gertrude wrote to inform Paul about wedding preparations their family was helping to make. She also wrote that their father sold the stocks to a business he was involved in and might start up a small one of his own.
Date: January 6, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, February 11, 1886]

Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. She wrote to inform Paul that their mother had been sick in bed, but was starting to feel better. At the end of the letter, she included a message from Gertrude asking if Paul would fix Gertrude's watch again.
Date: February 11, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, February 28, 1886]

Description: Letter from John Jeremiah Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. He wrote his brother to update him on the affairs of their family. He informed Paul that their mother had recovered from being sick, a mutual acquaintance wants to go into the book business, a troupe that came through and performed, and other small events around the farm.
Date: February 28, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, John Jeremiah
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, March 5, 1886]

Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. Ora wrote to update Paul on what was happening at home. She informed him of the weather, her school work, and a change in attitude their brother has undergone after getting married.
Date: March 5, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, March 30, 1886]

Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout from Paul Osterhout. She wrote to tell Paul what had been happened at home. She included information about the weather and what family members had been doing such as how their father tried to fix their water pump and wanted to purchase more cows.
Date: March 30, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, May 6, 1886]

Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout from Paul Osterhout. She wrote to tell her brother that she wanted to hear from him more often and what was happening with their family. She told him that Gertrude sent him some money and that their father might be able to send some too. Gertrude has been thinking about attending school in Independence and Ora wrote of a garden that they had started.
Date: May 6, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, January 23, 1988]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. Paul wrote his father a short letter to provide an update on what had happened locally after his after his father had left. The letter touched upon some of Paul's communications, local church service attendance, and someone he saw recently.
Date: January 23, 1888
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from George W. Tyler to Paul Osterhout, May 20, 1905]

Description: Letter from George W. Tyler to Paul Osterhout. Geo wrote to thank Paul profusely for a gift and to update him on his family. Ora, Paul's sister, had been reelected to her position by the Board of Trustees and a Mrs. Osterhout had a fracture and would need crutches. Geo also mentioned crop prospects and other small bits of news.
Date: May 20, 1905
Creator: Tyler, George W.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from C. B. Wade to Paul Osterhout, May 29, 1913]

Description: Letter from C. B. Wade to Paul Osterhout. The letterhead reads that it was from the City National Bank. Wade wrote Paul to inform him of a telegram from John Jeremiah Osterhout's wife about her husband's death. She requested money for funeral arrangements and Wade had it sent to her.
Date: May 29, 1913
Creator: Wade, C. S.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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 E. H. Wells to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 22, 1916]

Description: Letter from E. H. Wells to Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote in response to a letter Junia sent and thanked her profusely for her words. Wells went on to detail a church service he had attended with Junia and other services he had been to. He was a former professor of Junia's and spoke of news of Baylor, including the number of female students that enrolled for the academic year.
Date: October 22, 1916
Creator: Wells, E. H.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from E. H. Wells to Junia Roberts Osterhout, December 1, 1916]

Description: Letter from E. H. Wells to Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote to thank her for the letters she had been sending him. He told her of what he and his family did for Thanksgiving and mentioned how some college girls spent their holiday.
Date: December 1, 1916
Creator: Wells, E. H.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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