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J. P. Pierce writes to the Home to provide a reference for Clements to adopt a child. He states that he doesn't know Clements very well but supposes that he would treat a child well. Letter marked Marion, KY.

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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from F. McCoy of the Tradewater Lumber M'F'G' Go. in Marion, Kentucky. McCoy writes that him and his wife have "about concluded" to adopt a girl from the Home. They want a girl that's fourteen to fifteen years old and…

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J. P. Pierce writes to Hollingsworth that Hudspeth- whom he wrote to the Home on behalf of on 23 July 1891- has adopted two children (not sure if one boy and one girl or two boys) from the Home and that he has been told "they are being treated very…

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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from J. P. Pierce in Marion, Kentucky, writing on behalf of his daughter, Ms. Yandell, who has written to the home several times on the issue of her adoptive daughter's behavior. Mr. Cox, as well, has written on the same…

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Brock writes to Weller regarding her daughter, Nannie. It is implied that Nannie has been adopted and Brock went to the Home to try to get information about her whereabouts with no success. She apologizes for "that old woman that was there with me"…

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Letter to W. L. Weller from J. P. Pierce in Marion, Kentucky, writing on behalf of Mr. Hudspeth. Mr. Hudspeth is adopting children but cannot come to Louisville due to health troubles. Pierce recommends that the children be put on a train to Aurora.

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Heughes writes to Weller regarding the adoption of a child. He states that his household has one boy 12 years old, that he can give a child proper moral instruction, and that "unless it conducted itself in a strictly moral and discreet way, it could…
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