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Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from Jno. L. O'Neal, July 18th, 1894.

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Jno. L. O'Neal writes to the Home regarding William Pence, an orphan from the Home adopted by a Dr. Golden. He states that Pence was "fleeing from hard hands he had fallen into in Henry County," and that he knew the boy from when he stayed with a…

Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from Annie Wearen, December 17th, 1889.

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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from Annie Wearen, presumably related to B. K. Wearen on the letterhead, in Stanford, Kentucky. Wearen writes to the Home asking if they can take a girl into their care: Elizabeth Pence. Her brother, Elijah Pence, has…

Letter to Mr. Weller from George Hunt, August 10th, 1889.

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Letter to presumably W. L. Weller from George Hunt in Stanford, Kentucky discussing a boy mentioned in a prior letter after he had a discussion with Mr. Pierce, the boy's father. Hunt mentions a "sister Jani in Caldwell," and says he will fill blank…

Letter to Mr. Weller from George Hunt, July 17th, 1889.

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Letter to presumably W. L. Weller from George Hunt in Stanford, Kentucky discussing a boy mentioned in a prior letter and his behavior becoming akin to his father's. Hunt also writes that Bro. Barron had been paralyzed a few weeks earlier, and was…

Letter to W. L. Weller from G. M. Davison, November 9th, 1887.

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Letter to W. L. Weller from G. M. Davison, attorney and master comissioner of Lincoln County, who writes from Stanford, Kentucky on the Heybus children. Davison does not know the three children's birth dates or mother's maiden name. Their grand…

Letter to W. L. Weller from A. R. Penny, November 5th, 1887.

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Letter to W. L. Weller and Brother from A. R. Penny, dealer in Drugs and Books in Stanford, Kentucky. He writes that the children Bro. Barron wrote to the home about are in a "helpless condition" as their father was killed by being run over by a car,…