Letter to W. L. Weller from J. H. Burns, July 23rd, 1894.

Title

Letter to W. L. Weller from J. H. Burns, July 23rd, 1894.

Subject

Description

Burns writes to the Home regarding his brother's children, who he wants to have placed in the Home. He says they children are 14 (boy), 12 (girl), 10 (boy), 6 (boy), and 2 (girl). He says that "one of them I have disposed of," and that "if you can take any or all of them it would greatly relieve my present embarrassment." Letter marked Manchester, KY. In a letter from 28 July 1894, Burns writes again to thank the Home for offering to take 3 of the children. He asks for extra blanks. The names of the children going to the Home are: Sylvania Burns (30 Oct 1883), Williams Burns (28 Sept 1889), and Gertrude Burns (5 Oct 1891). Letter marked Manchester, KY. on 9 August 1894, Burns states that he will bring the children in a few days and thanks the Home. Letter marked Manchester, KY.

Creator

J. H. Burns

Source

Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

Date

1894-07-23

Rights

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Format

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

Mss_BJ_B222-06_011

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Citation

J. H. Burns , “Letter to W. L. Weller from J. H. Burns, July 23rd, 1894.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed October 25, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2575.