Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from Mrs. P. L. Steagall, June 1st, 1894.

Title

Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from Mrs. P. L. Steagall, June 1st, 1894.

Subject

Description

Steagall writes to Weller regarding his bonds. He encloses the paperwork and says he is sick in bed and asks if "the boy" can be sent to help him. Letter marked Scotts Sta. In a letter from 1 June 1894, Mrs. P. L. Steagall writes to Weller to "get a boy to raise as [her] own." She says she will do right by him and give him $500 when he is 21 years old. She asks for the boy to be sent to Scotts Sta. Letter marked Scotts Station, Shelby Co., KY. In a letter from 13 Dec 1894, Steagall writes to Weller about Hugh. She says that he is doing well but that "he has an awful temper and that makes so much against him." She asks for his sisters and brother's information, and asks if Weller knows of "a poor man who is in need of a good home" who could milk and tend a large garden. Letter marked Scotts Sta, Shelby Co., KY.

Creator

Mrs. P. L. Steagall

Source

Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

Date

1894-06-01

Rights

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Format

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

Mss_BJ_B222-05_080

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Citation

Mrs. P. L. Steagall, “Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from Mrs. P. L. Steagall, June 1st, 1894.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed October 25, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2547.