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Letter to H. G. Heller from Lella Robertson, February 8th, 1894.

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Lella Robertson writes to the Home in regard to a girl in her parents' charge (possible her sister?) and giving her up to the Home. She says that she can "place her in good hands here or send her to you," because her mother is dead and her "home…

Letter to Judge H. C. Rogers, Sr. from W. L. Weller, April 10th, 1891.

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Letter to Judge H. C. Rogers, Sr. in Leitchfield, Kentucky from W. L. Weller detailing that if the eldest, twelve years old, is a boy, the Home cannot take him in. If the eldest is a girl, the six children can be committed to the Home. He requests…

Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from Geo. A. Cubbage, August 3rd, 1888.

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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from Geo. A. Cubbage in response to Mr. Jno. H. Weller confirming they can hold a boy for adoption until Cubbage arrives in the city. He has gotten sick since writing, but will be well soon to come get the boy. He asks if…

Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from Geo. A. Cubbage, May 16th, 1892.

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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from Geo. A. Cubbage to recommend Mr. Jos. F. Pasons as an adoptive father. Cameron Cunningham in Leitchfield, Kentucky, also endorses Pasons.

Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from R. J. Bassett, July 28th, 1889.

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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from R. J. Bassett in Leitchfield, Kentucky. Bassett writes that the "woman at the poor house" wants to send her two babies to the Home soon.

Letter to Mr. Jno. Weller from Geo. A. Cubbage, July 30th, 1888.

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Letter to Mr. Jno. Weller from Geo. A. Cubbage, Clerk for the Grayson County Clerk in Leitchfield, Kentucky. Mr. Cubbage writes that his uncle, Joseph Cubbage, has no small children and wishes to adopt a healthy boy at least nine years old. As his…

Letter to the Baptist Orphan's Home from H. C. Rogers Sr., April 8th, 1891.

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Letter to the Home from H. C. Rogers, Sr., Grayson County Judge in Leitchfield, Kentucky. Rogers asks if the Home wil take children mentioned in a previous letter, whose relatives instructed Rogers to send them to the Home and keep the children…

Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from Lella Robertson, January 31st, 1894.

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Lella Robertson writes to the Home in regard to a girl in her parents' charge (possibly her sister?) and giving her up to the Home. She says that she can "place her in good hands here or send her to you," because her mother is dead and her "home…

Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from M. L. Fife, November 19th, 1893.

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Fife writes to the Home asking to adopt a boy, and specifies that he "would want the oldest boy you have now." He says that he lived in Leitchfield, KY for several years but now lives in Cecilia, KY. He includes several references from Leitchfield.…

Letter to W. L. Weller from Geo. A. Cubbage, November 2nd, 1893.

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Geo. A. Cubbage writes to Weller regarding W. P. Coyl, a man he recommended for adopting a child who has "become so very much dissatisfied with the little boy." He apologizes for the failed recommendation, says that the boy appears in good health,…