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Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from G. A. McCracken, August 13th, 1910.

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Title

Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from G. A. McCracken, August 13th, 1910.

Subject

Description

McCracken writes to the Home asking to "get a Girl who is old enough to be company & a companion for my Wife We are alone we have one Son & one Daughter both are married and in their own homes." He says they do not wish to adopt her, but will give her a comfortable home and treat her as a daughter. He offers references, says that he is 62 and his wife is "nearly six years younger," and that they do not want a girl "under 14 years of age." Letter marked Covington, KY.
Handwritten note above on the letterhead reads "None suitable."

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Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

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Identifier

Mss_BJ_B222-10_052

Citation

G. A. McCracken, “Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from G. A. McCracken, August 13th, 1910.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 25, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2948.