Letter to Dr. J. B. Marvin from Miss Jenny Adamson, January 8th, 1894.

Title

Letter to Dr. J. B. Marvin from Miss Jenny Adamson, January 8th, 1894.

Subject

Description

Adamson writes to the Home regarding a young girl (aged 12 or 14, she doesn't know) in her class who is a "half orphan" and whose father is very poor. She hopes to have the girl placed in the Home, as she is currently expected to help raise her two younger brothers. Adamson says that the girl's father also wants her to be raised in the Home, and Adamson is raising the youngest boy. Letter marked Louisville, KY.

Creator

Miss Jenny Adamson

Source

Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

Date

1894-01-08

Rights

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Format

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

Mss_BJ_B222-05_005

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Citation

Miss Jenny Adamson, “Letter to Dr. J. B. Marvin from Miss Jenny Adamson, January 8th, 1894.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed September 19, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2472.