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Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home fom Rev. B. B. Van Neeys, November 21st, 1893.

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Title

Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home fom Rev. B. B. Van Neeys, November 21st, 1893.

Subject

Description

Rev. B. B. Van Neeys writes to the Home in regards to a destitute widow and her three children, who are a 6-year old boy, a 4-year old girl, and a "babe 9 months old." He asks on Cress' behalf if she and her children could stay at the Home, as Cress would be "glad to get in the Home and do any work you desire." If not, he asks for the Home to take the two older children. Mary Cress is listed as living in Hazle Patch, Laurel Co., Kentucky. Letter marked Livingston, KY.

Source

Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

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Identifier

Mss_BJ_B222-04_082

Citation

Rev. B. B. Van Neeys, “Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home fom Rev. B. B. Van Neeys, November 21st, 1893.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed April 25, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2440.