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Letter to Miss Mary Hollingsworth from Mrs. F. T. Heyser, March 19th, 1894.

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Title

Letter to Miss Mary Hollingsworth from Mrs. F. T. Heyser, March 19th, 1894.

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Description

Heyser writes to Mary on behalf of a "'grass' widow" living near him whose husband has deserted her and who has two young children, aged 9 and 2 years old. He says that the woman won't put her children anywhere else but the "'Home,'" and that she is located "seven miles in the Country." Letter marked Cloverport, KY.

Source

Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

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Mss_BJ_B222-05_046

Citation

Mrs. F. T. Heyser, “Letter to Miss Mary Hollingsworth from Mrs. F. T. Heyser, March 19th, 1894.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 18, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2513.