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M. D. Jeffries and J. W. Miller writes to the Home to "represent Mr. John Forbis and wife to be good and honest persons" that would be "good-loving and faithful friends to any child." Letter marked Louisville, KY.

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Moorman writes to Weller in regard to "getting a good boy to take in [her] home." She says that there is a new school in the area, and that she would prefer he be between 12-14 years of age. Letter unmarked.

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W. A. Guthrie, attending physician, writes to "certify that the cause of Willie Worix's Death was caused from Summarice [?] he had all the medical attention necessary." Letter marked Franklin, KY.

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Mahan writes to the Home on behalf of Daniel Hays, asking him to "send them the ages and characteristics of the boy and girl." He adds that Hays is "a bachelor and probably will remain such." Letter marked Barwell, KY.

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Martin writes to Mary in response to her letter of the 4th with advice in regards to the little girl, stating that she "can and will give a child a good home teach her house keeping." She says that she is considered a good housewife and that her…

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Gwaltney writes to Weller, thanking him for his letter "containing information regarding the orphans." She says that "the ladies here wish girls of twelve and fourteen years old to train for servants," saying that they would treat them as their own.…

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Bowen writes to the depot agent, asking if he will "please see that these orphan children get a hack that will take them to the Baptist Orphan Home." Letter marked Pinesville, KY.

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