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Letter to Miss Mary E. Abercrombie from Flem D. Sampson, October 8th, 1909.

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Title

Letter to Miss Mary E. Abercrombie from Flem D. Sampson, October 8th, 1909.

Subject

Description

F. D. Sampson writes to Abercrombie regarding Foster Hale, a "boy sent from Knox County to your institution." He says that he received a letter from the Home stating that Hale was "feeble minded," and that he was informed that Hale was not feeble minded, rather "quite to the contrary." He offers to pay for Foster to be returned to Barbourville and sent to the institution for the feeble minded at Frankfort. Handwritten, "Boy returned to Juvenile Court, M. E. A." Letter marked Barbourville, KY.

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Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

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Identifier

Mss_BJ_B222-10_034

Citation

Flem D. Sampson, “Letter to Miss Mary E. Abercrombie from Flem D. Sampson, October 8th, 1909.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 25, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2934.