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Porter writes to the Home to ask if it accepts illegitimate children, clarifying "say 3 or 4 of one woman that had since 15 years old." She asks to remain anonymous, and says that she will come to Louisville with her father Mr. N. U. Gould and…

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M. E. Scott writes to Weller regarding three children, who were orphaned after their father Mr. Richard Hall "was killed on the R. R." He asks that the Home board the oldest boy, but not allow him to be adopted until the "become able [to] claim him."…

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M. E. Scott writes to Hollingsworth in regard to children in the area whose widowed mother is "now at the point of death with brain fever." The children are a girl and a boy and 4 and 6 years old, respectively. Scott describes another orphan as a…

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M. E. Scott writes to Hollingsworth in regard to children in the area whose widowed mother is "now at the point of death with brain fever." The children are a girl and a boy and 4 and 6 years old, respectively. Scott describes another orphan as a…

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Letter to W. L. Weller from James Denton of Somerset, Kentucky detailing the arrival of children to Louisville in the coming month, sent off by Mr. Suller and guarded by Mr. Philips.

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Letter to the Baptist Orphan's Home from attorney J. T. Tartar in Somerset, Kentucky. Tartar writes that Dr. W. F. Scott has examined Effie Tucker and has determined she is free of disease.
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