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Letter to the managers of the Baptist Orphans Home from S. M. Reacock, January 3rd, 1894.

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Title

Letter to the managers of the Baptist Orphans Home from S. M. Reacock, January 3rd, 1894.

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Description

S. M. Reacock writes to the Home regarding his 7 children. He was recently widowed and has 7 children, the oldest of which is 13 years old. He says he cannot afford to hire someone to help him raise the children, and asks if the three youngest could be boarded at the Home (boys aged 3,5, and 8). He says he is "a native of KY (Garrard Co.) and left 3 years ago. Letter marked Glen Mary, Louisiana (?)

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Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

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Mss_BJ_B222-05_003

Citation

S. M. Reacock, “Letter to the managers of the Baptist Orphans Home from S. M. Reacock, January 3rd, 1894.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed April 21, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2470.