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Letter to W. L. Weller from Mrs. M. C. Markham, October 18th, 1894.

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Markham writes to the Home to inquire about adopting a child between 6 months and 3 years old. She specifies that she and her husband have no children and are poor, but would take care of the child as if it were their own. She also specifies that the…

Letter to W. L. Weller from Mrs. M. C. Markham, October 13th, 1894.

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Markham writes to the Home to inquire about adopting a child between 6 months and 3 years old. She specifies that she and her husband have no children and are poor, but would take care of the child as if it were their own. She also specifies that the…

Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from Mrs. M. C. Markham, October 11th, 1894.

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Markham writes to the Home to inquire about adopting a child between 6 months and 3 years old. She specifies that she and her husband have no children and are poor, but would take care of the child as if it were their own. She also specifies that the…

Letter to Mr. Weland from A. M. Durham, August 11th, 1894.

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Durham writes to the Home asking about "eny children to let out to bee raised and what kind you have on hand."Letter marked Allen Co., KY. In another letter from 11 August 1894, Durham writes that he did not reply because he thought that Weller would…

Letter to Mr. Weland from Sam Johnson, August 3rd, 1894.

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Johnson writes to the Home regarding the adoption of a girl from the Home. He says he sent a $200 money order, and asks for the girl to be sent to Bowling Green on Friday. He says he will meet her and take her to Scottsville. Letter marked Durham,…

Letter to W. L. Weller from Mrs. R. S. Evans, May 30th, 1894.

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Evans writes to the Home regarding a little girl in Tennessee whom she wants to be taken into the Home. She says that the "child is making her home in this city with an uncle and aunt," but she wants to "get the child from her present surroundings…

Letter to W. L. Weller from A. M. Durham, May 7th, 1894.

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Durham writes to the Home asking about "eny children to let out to bee raised and what kind you have on hand."Letter marked Allen Co., KY. In another letter from 11 August 1894, Durham writes that he did not reply because he thought that Weller would…

Letter to Miss Hollingsworth from Mrs. E. L. Motley, July 8th, 1893.

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Mrs. E. L. Mottley writes to Hollingsworth regarding a "poor widow" in town named Mrs. Phelps. She says Phelps has a baby who is weaned, but "finds it impossible to get a home while she has [the baby] with her." She asks Hollingsworth to send her the…

Letter to Miss Mary Hollingsworth from J. Whit Potter, October 27th, 1892.

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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from J. Whit Potter in Bowling Green, Kentucky, writing to inform the home that Mr. J. W. Burton has died. He leaves behind two daughters, one of which has found a home, and the other (around fourteen years old) needs to…

Letter to W. L. Weller from J. Whit Potter, July 25th, 1891.

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Letter to W. L. Weller from J. Whit Potter of Bowling Green, Kentucky, describing the adoptive father of the Hagerman children, who is now in jail. He refuses to sign the bonds or consent for the children to go back to the Home.