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Letter to Dr. T. T. Eaton from John P. Hemby, October 4th, 1893.

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Letter to Dr. T. T. Eaton from John P. Hemby, October 4th, 1893.

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Description

John P. Hemby writes to the Home asking to secure a place for an orphan named Charlie Gordon. Charlie is 10-12, has no mother or father, and lives currently with his "homeless and peniless" grandmother. His father's name was Bro. C. M. Gordon, who was a Baptist preacher. He says for further information to contact Dr. Christina "of your city" and Rev. V. H. Cowsert of Natchez, Miss. Letter marked Gloster, Mississippi.

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Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

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Mss_BJ_B222-04_041

Citation

John P. Hemby, “Letter to Dr. T. T. Eaton from John P. Hemby, October 4th, 1893.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 28, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2399.