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Letter to Miss Mary Abercrombie from J. P. Riley, October 4th, 1910.

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Letter to Miss Mary Abercrombie from J. P. Riley, October 4th, 1910.

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Description

Riley writes to Abercrombie on behalf of a "Sister" in his church who is "seperated from her husband, and has a little boy six years old, who she wants to send to our Orphanage." He says that "the mother in destitute condition says she is not able to raise the boy," and asks if he is eligible and how to proceed. Handwritten, "Not an orphan & we cannot come in." Letter marked Paducah, KY.

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Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

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Mss_BJ_B222-10_054

Citation

J. P. Riley, “Letter to Miss Mary Abercrombie from J. P. Riley, October 4th, 1910.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 27, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2950.