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[Letter from H. J. Bardwell to John Patterson Osterhout, December 8, 1896]

Description: Letter from H. J. Bardwell to his cousin, John Patterson Osterhout, regarding their family tree. Bardwell had been spending his time in the library trying to trace the Osterhout family back to the first settler and shared what he had found so far. He asked John for clarification on what he had told Bardwell about the family before and hoped to hear back soon.
Date: December 8, 1896
Creator: Bardwell, H. J.
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 Ora Osterhout to her Family, November 22, 1822]

Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout to her family regarding her arrival at Austin. She detailed her trip down there and told her family that she had arrived safely. Ora enrolled in the local university after she settled into the boarding school. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout."
Date: November 22, 1896
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from A. Rilley to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 7, 1896]

Description: Letter from A. Rilley to her friend, Junia Roberts Osterhout, discussing local news and pensions. Rilley wanted Junia's husband to investigate whether she qualified for a pension since he was running for a position in Congress and might know more. She wrote of others who had received pensions in Texas, including veterans and family members, and about two women she had renting her home.
Date: May 7, 1896
Creator: Rilley, A.
Partner: Austin College