Letter to W. L. Weller from Ellen Brock, December 16th, 1894.

Title

Letter to W. L. Weller from Ellen Brock, December 16th, 1894.

Subject

Description

Brock writes to Weller regarding her daughter, Nannie. It is implied that Nannie has been adopted and Brock went to the Home to try to get information about her whereabouts with no success. She apologizes for "that old woman that was there with me" and the way she spoke to Weller, saying that she didn't know she would speak that way and that she "never has even seen Nannie, let lone be her grandmother." She asks Weller to "write and tell [her] all about her. If she has a good home, if she goes to school and if she can read and write." She says that she surrendered Nannie when it was impossible for her to take care of her, but now she can and that the situation is very hard for her. She offers to pay money for a photograph of Nannie. Letter marked Ben Davis, Marion Co., IN.

Creator

Ellen Brock

Source

Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

Date

1894-12-16

Rights

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Format

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

Mss_BJ_B222-06_106

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Citation

Ellen Brock, “Letter to W. L. Weller from Ellen Brock, December 16th, 1894.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed July 29, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2670.