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Letter to W. L. Weller from J. S. Renfro, October 10th, 1894.

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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…

Letter to W. L. Weller from J. S. Renfro, October 6th, 1894.

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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…

Letter to W. L. Weller from J. S. Renfro, August 27th, 1894.

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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…

Letter to W. L. Weller from John S. Renfro, July 9th, 1894.

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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…

Letter to W. L. Weller from Edward Haines and Susan Haines, October 3rd, 1893.

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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.…

Letter to W. L. Weller from Giles Taylor, September 21st, 1893.

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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…