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Weller writes to Ms. Mary Roberts regarding her son, Dr. H. H. Roberts, and his letter requesting a boy to adopt for her. She specified a boy between 10 and 12 years old, and Mary Hollingsworth selected Benjamin Messer, born 21 Dec 1883. Weller says…

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Olds writes to the Home to inquire about taking a girl from the Home under apprenticeship. He says he would like one between 10 and 12 years, helthy, honest, bright, can learn to do house work and that is not Dutch or Irish. He provides references,…

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Letter to Miss Hollingsworth from T. [Brouson?] Ray in Georgetown, Kentucky, writing on behalf of a twelve year old girl he saw at Irvingsville Church whose parents have died, and she is in need of a home. He refers the Home to Brother W. O. Wilson…

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Letter to Miss Hollingsworth from J. M. [Bruel?] in Glasgow, Kentucky, writing on behalf of a woman in his poor-house with an eight year old daughter that needs the Home's care.

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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from A. C. Boulton from Harrisburgh, in Owen County, Kentucky, on if Effie West is still alive and at the Home. He would like to visit the Home and see her.

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Letter to Miss Mary Hollingsworth from Reverend William Jayne in Farmers, Kentucky. He saw a fourteen year old girl named Mocabee who wants to go to the Home. She is currently staying with Dr. Williams in Moorehead.

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Letter to Miss Hollingsworth from C. W. Stone in Tar Fork, Kentucky. He is hoping to adopt a girl between twelve to fifteen years to "assist my wife in her household." He says that Haden Quesenbury in Tar Fork, James Bell in Tar Fork, Reverend Louis…

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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…

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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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Letter to Miss Mary Hollingsworth from Paul E. Bomar, writing from Versailles, Kentucky. Bomer wants information on the yearly collection and a report on two or three families the Home has been in contact with.
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