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Letter to W. L. Weller from L. D. Huffman, August 27th, 1894.

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Letter to W. L. Weller from L. D. Huffman, August 27th, 1894.

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L. D. Huffman writes to the Home regarding the children of Mr. J. W. Terry. There are four children; two girls 12 and 8 years old, and two boys 6 and 4 years old. Terry is 70 years old and "totally unable to care for them" and is dissipated. He asks for bonds to be sent for the children. Letter marked Berry, KY. In a letter from 8 Sept 1894, Huffman writes that the four children will be "at your office on Tuesday evening about 8 o'clock." He says that Terry will be with them and have the necessary bonds. Letter marked Berry, KY. In a letter from 10 Oct 1894, L. D. Huffman writes to ask about Terry's children on his behalf. He wants to know "if they are satisfied and are reconciled to their home" and also wants to know if the Home can take in the baby, who is 7 months old. He asks that his oldest daughter (Jennie) write to him at once. Letter marked Berry, KY.

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Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

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Mss_BJ_B222-06_038

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L. D. Huffman, “Letter to W. L. Weller from L. D. Huffman, August 27th, 1894.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed July 25, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2602.

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