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

Title

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

Subject

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 (?)

Creator

S. M. Reacock

Source

Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

Date

1894-01-03

Rights

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Format

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

Mss_BJ_B222-05_003

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Citation

S. M. Reacock, “Letter to the managers of the Baptist Orphans Home from S. M. Reacock, January 3rd, 1894.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed September 19, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2470.