Letter to W. L. Weller from John and Mary Ballon, December 17th, 1894.

Title

Letter to W. L. Weller from John and Mary Ballon, December 17th, 1894.

Subject

Description

Ballon writes to Weller regarding the adoption of one of the Renfro children. He says he told James M. Renfro that he would "take the girl and do the best we could with it," but that they don't live in an area where they could "shool the child." He says that they would not adopt the child nor "pledg ourselves to any one in that way" and that if Weller "can't accept [his] proposal, [he] can't accept yours." Letter marked Cumberland Falls, KY.

Creator

John and Mary Ballon

Source

Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

Date

1894-12-17

Rights

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Format

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

Mss_BJ_B222-06_107

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Citation

John and Mary Ballon, “Letter to W. L. Weller from John and Mary Ballon, December 17th, 1894.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed September 19, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2671.