Letter to W. L. Weller from Mr. and Mrs. Eli Olds, August 29th, 1894.

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Title

Letter to W. L. Weller from Mr. and Mrs. Eli Olds, August 29th, 1894.

Subject

Description

Olds writes to the Home to inquire about taking a girl from the Home under apprenticeship. He says he would like one between 10 and 12 years, helthy, honest, bright, can learn to do house work and that is not Dutch or Irish. He provides references, and requests that Hollingsworth pick a child that suits their family. Letter marked Tacketts Mill, Owen Co., KY. In a letter from 8 Sept 1894, Olds writes to Weller to send $2 and bonds to have the girl sent on the Slim Falls City next wekk to Monterey KY. He says he will meet her there. Letter marked Tacketts Mill, KY. In a letter from 14 Sept 1894, Olds says that he will be at Monterey Sept 18th to "meet Miss Zetta Farmer at the boat." Letter marked Tacketts Mills, Owen Co., KY.

Creator

Mr. and Mrs. Eli Olds

Source

Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

Date

1894-08-29

Rights

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Format

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

Mss_BJ_B222-06_041

Citation

Mr. and Mrs. Eli Olds, “Letter to W. L. Weller from Mr. and Mrs. Eli Olds, August 29th, 1894.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed January 30, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2605.