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Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from L. P. V. Williams, July 24th, 1894.

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Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from L. P. V. Williams, July 24th, 1894.

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Description

Williams writes to the Home regarding two orphans in his town. He says they are 8 and 10 year old boys who are bright. Letter marked Morehead, KY. On a letter from 4 August 1894, Williams writes again to say that he is "very sorry you cannot admit the two little brothers 8 & 10 years respectively." He says he also has two little sisters of a different family, 7 and 12 years old. He asks the Home to reconsider. Letter marked Morehead, KY. In a letter from 29 August 1894, Williams says that "after all [his] persistent effort in behalf of the orphan children of our town in securing for them a place in our home: they wont any of them now aggree to let the children go." Letter marked Morehead, KY.

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Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

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Mss_BJ_B222-06_012

Citation

L. P. V. Williams, “Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from L. P. V. Williams, July 24th, 1894.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 25, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2576.