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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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141. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 19, 1861
141. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 19, 1861 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing the declining health of their sister Julia. 3p.
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143. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 21, 1861
143. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 21, 1861 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing the declining health of their sister, Julia, and hopes that "she may live until a Priest reaches here." 4p.
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145. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 14, 1861
145. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 14, 1861 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with updates on the condition of their sister, Julia. Their mother, visiting Walterboro to help care for Julia, "no longer entertains any hope of her recovery." 2p.
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147. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 24, 1861
147. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 24, 1861 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning the news that the Bishop and their brother, John, will be visiting Walterboro to see their ailing sister, Julia. 1p.
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152. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 28, 1861
152. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 28, 1861 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about details of their sister Julia's death. 3p.
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273. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 6, 1863
273. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 6, 1863 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the family in Cheraw. 2p.
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274. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 9, 1863
274. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 9, 1863 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about tombstones for their brothers Hugh and James. 2p.
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326. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 1, 1863
326. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 1, 1863 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about family news in Cheraw and pleads with the Bishop to stay out of reach of the Union shelling in Charleston. 2p.
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333. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 27, 1863
333. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 27, 1863 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about a cap she has sewn for the Bishop. 1p.
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335. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- 1864
335. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- 1864 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking him to save her some "blue satinet" in order to make an overcoat for their father. She mentions a fatal explosion in the arsenal in Charleston and their mother's intention to accompany the Bishop on his "foreign trip". 2p.
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357. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 18, 1864
357. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 18, 1864 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch in Europe with news about home and the war. She informs the Bishop that the blockade runner "Minnie", which he traveled on from Wilmington to Bermuda, had been captured on its return trip. 4p.
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389. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 5, 1866
389. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 5, 1866 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with family news from Cheraw. 3p.
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417. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 17, 1866
417. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 17, 1866 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about injuries received by their father after he was knocked over by a cow. 2p.
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151. Anna Lynch to Louisa Blain -- March 20, 1861
151. Anna Lynch to Louisa Blain -- March 20, 1861 Anna Lynch writes to Louisa Blain about the imminent death of Anna's sister, Julia. 1p.
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093. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 22, 1860
093. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 22, 1860 Ash Wednesday letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch informing him of their fasting plans for Lent and asking his advice concerning the sale of the copyright of the "Ursuline Manual." 4p.
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257. Bank Draft of Francis Lynch -- January 9, 1863
257. Bank Draft of Francis Lynch -- January 9, 1863 Bank Draft from the Merchants' Bank of South Carolina in Cheraw by Francis Lynch on Bishop Patrick Lynch for $80,000. 1p.
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028. Bernard Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 22, 1858
028. Bernard Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 22, 1858 Bernard Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch explaining how his illness will prevent him from taking a business trip to Cuba. 2p.
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405. Madame Baptiste to Sen. Manning -- April 9, 1866
405. Madame Baptiste to Sen. Manning -- April 9, 1866 Copy of a letter sent by Madame Baptiste to Senator Manning petitioning the U.S. congress for $150,000 to rebuild their destroyed convent and academy. 2p.
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391. Madame Baptiste to Bp Verot -- February 12, 1866
391. Madame Baptiste to Bp Verot -- February 12, 1866 Copy of a letter sent from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Verot concerning the Ursulines' plans to open a satellite institution in Macon, Georgia. 2p.
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180. Bp Patrick Lynch to Francis Lynch -- November 13, 1861
180. Bp Patrick Lynch to Francis Lynch -- November 13, 1861 Copy of letter sent from Bishop Patrick Lynch to Francis Lynch. Bishop Lynch writes to Francis concerning a number of Charleston residents who are inquiring about leaving the lowcountry for Cheraw over uncertainty with the war. He also tells Francis to allay their father's fears over a Union invasion of Charleston, likening the panic in the city after the recent fall of Port Royal with that "at Washington, after the battle of Manassas." 4p.
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