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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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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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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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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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The Haines write to Weller asking him to send the necessary papers to adopt a child between the ages of 6 and 10. They specify that they want a child with a "sweet dispotion" and "one to have some musical talent." Letter marked Stuttgart, Arkansas.…

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Giles C. Taylor writes to Weller on behalf of Humphreys, who wants to apprentice a boy about 5 years old who "must be bright and comely, with good disposition." He says that the plan is for Mrs. J. W. Jamil, who works for the Humphreys and is "hire…
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