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Bass writes to Weller regarding "those children myself and Mr. McNeel got from the home," saying "you will have to take them back." He says that his wife died a week ago and he cannot do the housework and keep the children, adding, "the children are…

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Letter to W. L. Weller from L. F. Strader in Larned, Kansas, discussing his adoptive daughter, Effie, and her bad behavior. He writes that she wants to return to the home and that Mrs. Strader is dissassitsfied with her "size."

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Letter to Miss Hollingsworth from H. C. Settle in Seneca, Kansas. Settle writes asking why the Apprenticeship papers have not been recieved by them yet, as they were supposed to have a meeting with the Board two weeks prior. He writes that the…

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Letter to a [Miss?] Weller and Son from H. C. Settle, a dealer of lumber, building, and plastering material with L. B. Keith, in Seneca, Kansas. He writes that they have decided to adopt Maggie Elmira Jackson to become their heir. They will call her…

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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from Mrs. J. S. Settle of Seneca, Kansas concerning the abuse her adopted daughter Elma had possibly endured at the home, as she has bruises and cries out to not be whipped whenever she is changed. Mrs. Settler also…
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