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Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from J. B. Sanders, December 1st, 1910.

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Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from J. B. Sanders, December 1st, 1910.

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Description

J. B. Sanders writes to the Home regarding "a boy in this village by the Name of Ottis Chandler, who is an orphan witout ahome (sic), his father and mother died about two months ago." He says that he has tried and failed to get the boy a home, who is a "fairly bright boy 14 years old." He says he hopes to hear from the Home soon, "as he is running around over town here, homeless." Handwritten, "Not eligible- over age- mentaility- an health not good." Letter marked Dry Ridge, KY.

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Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society

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Mss_BJ_B222-10_057

Citation

J. B. Sanders, “Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from J. B. Sanders, December 1st, 1910.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed February 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/2953.