Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from H. H. Townes, November 4th, 1894.

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Title

Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from H. H. Townes, November 4th, 1894.

Subject

Description

Townes writes to the Home requesting to "get a boy a smart heart one about 8 years old." He says that he is a broom and mattress maker and that "there is a heap of work that a boy can do." He includes that he is a Baptist and asks to be written to right away. Letter marked Waverley, KY. In a letter from 18 Dec 1894, Townes writes to Weller to ask for a application blank for a "small sharp tractable well disposed boy to wait on [him]." He says that his household consists of "two aged sisters ful able and competent to manage child" and that he wants to apprentice the boy. He includes recommendations. Letter marked Waverly, KY.

Creator

H. H. Townes

Source

Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

Date

1894-11-04

Rights

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Format

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

Mss_BJ_B222-06_090

Citation

H. H. Townes, “Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from H. H. Townes, November 4th, 1894.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed February 1, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2654.