Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from Mrs. J. S. Settle, April 17th, 1885.

Title

Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from Mrs. J. S. Settle, April 17th, 1885.

Subject

Description

Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from Mrs. J. S. Settle of Seneca, Kansas concerning the abuse her adopted daughter Elma had possibly endured at the home, as she has bruises and cries out to not be whipped whenever she is changed. Mrs. Settler also requested a picture of Elma's birth mother, Mrs. Jackson. Mrs. Settle's mother has declined adopting an orphaned girl named Nellie because she has never met her before.

Creator

Mrs. J. S. Settle

Source

Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

Date

1885-04-17

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Format

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

Mss_BJ_B222-02_007

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Citation

Mrs. J. S. Settle , “Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from Mrs. J. S. Settle, April 17th, 1885.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed October 26, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2048.