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[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Orlando Osterhout, October 30, 1838]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his brother, Orlando Osterhout, discussing recent events in his life. He attended a Baptist convention in Independence, Texas and planned to return there to attend an examination of students at Baylor University. He wrote about the woman he was courting and told his brother that he hoped he would not remain a bachelor. John intended to return home and considered the different routes he could take while also requesting that his brother give him access to transportation in the winter so he could visit a friend. Soule University planned to lay a cornerstone soon in a Masonic ceremony and John wanted to be attendance. The letter ended with John making fun of the LaGrange Volunteer Rifle Rangers.
Date: October 30, 1838
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

Lorenzo de Zavala to Stephen F. Austin, November 30th 1835

Description: Concerning a league of land for his family, the Consultation, and his general situation. Austin’s instruction to Gail Borden about Zavala’s land are included with this document.
Date: November 30, 1835
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de, 1788-1836
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[Transcript of letter from Stephen F. Austin to E. R. Wightman, March 30, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to E. R. Wightman, informing Wightman that Mr. McClosky has permission to acquire one third of a league of land on "Trespalacios Bayou" in order to increase his quantity of land to one league.
Date: March 30, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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