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John S. Renfro writes to the Home regarding his give children, aged 2-9 years old, 4 boys and 1 girl. He says that their "native home" is Whitley County, KY and that their mother died shortly after they moved West. Renfro lost his property and his…

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Rev. B. B. Van Neeys writes to the Home in regards to a destitute widow and her three children, who are a 6-year old boy, a 4-year old girl, and a "babe 9 months old." He asks on Cress' behalf if she and her children could stay at the Home, as Cress…

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Letter to W. [J.?] Weller from [C. O.?] Givens, editor of The Inquirer, in Owensboro, Kentucky. Givens requests a "proper blank" for a girl from the house.

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Letter to Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from [S. T.?] Harrison in Winslow, Connecticut. He writes to the home on behalf of his daughter Stella, who attached a photo of herself to let her brothers know how happy she is in her new home. Harrison also…

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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from an A. [Hopeland? or Hogeland] from the Kentucky Infirmary for Women and Children in Owingsville discussing the care of a boy whose father is a drunkard. The Infirmary is wanting the Baptist Orphanage to take him into…

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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from A. C. Boulton from Harrisburgh, in Owen County, Kentucky, on if Effie West is still alive and at the Home. He would like to visit the Home and see her.

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Letter to the Baptist Home from A. J. Frazier in Sacramento, Kentucky, describing the trial between F. F. Gibson, Shanks, and severe the abuse of two boys entrusted in their care. He mentions a newspaper article published by J. W. Vancleave about the…

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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from A. J. Hess, Grand Dictator of the Grand Lodge of Kentucky Knights of Honor, in Colombus, Kentucky. Hess writes about a three year old little girl whose mother is a poor servant of the Hess family. The little girl is…
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