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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from R. W. Mahan, July 18th, 1891.

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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from R. W. Mahan, July 18th, 1891.

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Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from R. W. Mahan in Clinton, Kentucky, writing to reccommend W. A. Steinbeck as an adoptive father. Steinbeck is a Baptist farmer close to Bardwell, Kentucky in Carlisle County. His two daughters are married and he wants a little girl from ages ten to twelve. Mahan writes that a possible adoptive mother reccommended by Mahan in a previous letter, Mrs. Breakfield, failed to take the child.

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Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

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Mss_BJ_B222-03_036

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R. W. Mahan, “Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from R. W. Mahan, July 18th, 1891.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed July 12, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2325.

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