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Letter to Miss M. E. Abercrombie from W. R. Moorman, August 11th, 1909.

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Letter to Miss M. E. Abercrombie from W. R. Moorman, August 11th, 1909.

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W. R. Moorman writes to Abercrombie regarding the preparation of apprenticeship papers for Winkler. He says that his wife has been very ill and is hesitant at the prospect of apprenticing the girl, but asks for the papers to be sent anyway. He provides a reference, Mr. J. W. Newman, Sect. of the KY State Fair. Handwritten, "No further word." Letter marked Glendeane, KY. In another letter from R. Sidney Owen to Abercrombie, Owen recommends Moorman as "a suitable person to take charge of one of the girls of the home." He says that he is wealthy, has a young daughter, and that "Miss Gertrude Wainscott, a former inmate of your Home, lived with Bro. Moorman for years." Handwritten, "Did not apply for child." Letter marked Hardinsburg, KY.

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Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

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Mss_BJ_B222-10_032

Citation

W. R. Moorman, “Letter to Miss M. E. Abercrombie from W. R. Moorman, August 11th, 1909.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 25, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2932.