Letter to W. L. Weller from Mrs. Edith Baker, May 2nd, 1894.

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Title

Letter to W. L. Weller from Mrs. Edith Baker, May 2nd, 1894.

Subject

Description

Mrs. Baker writes to the Home asking to adopt "an intelligent little girl between the age of 8 and 12 years old." She specifies that she wants her to have "plesent disposition," and that she "can give it a good home and will devote [her] life to her happiness!" She is a widow with no children. Letter marked Eubanks, KY. In a second letter from 2 May 1894, Mrs. Baker states that her references are attached, and that her "home is quiet yet surrounded with beautiful flowers, books, papers, etc." and that she would lavish the child with love. She says she is interested in an apprentice for now, then adopting the little girl after 1 or 2 years. Letter marked Eubanks, KY.

Creator

Mrs. Edith Baker

Source

Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

Date

1894-05-02

Rights

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Format

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

Mss_BJ_B222-05_062

Citation

Mrs. Edith Baker , “Letter to W. L. Weller from Mrs. Edith Baker, May 2nd, 1894.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed January 31, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2529.