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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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403. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 5, 1866
403. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 5, 1866 Letter from Henrietta Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch urging him to travel to Cheraw to visit his ailing sister, Anna. 2p.
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421. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 4, 1866
421. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 4, 1866 Letter from Henrietta Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch inquiring about purchases the Bishop had made in Europe during the war that had finally arrived in Charleston. 2p.
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423. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 16, 1866
423. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 16, 1866 Letter from Henrietta Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch thanking him for the articles he purchased for her while in Europe. 3p.
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207. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 8, 1862
207. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 8, 1862 Letter from Henrietta Lynch to brother-in-law, Bishop Patrick Lynch, concerning the slaves of Col. Northrop that the Bishop has asked her husband, Francis, to find a place for. She begs the Bishop to make other arrangements for the slaves saying that her husband is already too busy and "hard on himself" and she fears he will end up taking the slaves and caring for them. She also writes of sending the Bishop some rye with instructions on how to dilute one's coffee with it. Apparently writing without her husband's knowledge, she asks the Bishop to destroy the letter. 2p.
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044. Hugh and Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 25, 1859
044. Hugh and Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 25, 1859 Letter from Hugh and Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch informing him of the deteriorating condition of their brother, Bernard. 2p.
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247. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 14, 1862
247. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 14, 1862 Letter from Hugh Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch thanking him for using his influence to get him on the staff of General Jordan, part of General Beauregard's staff in Charleston. 2p.
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010. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 4, 1858
010. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 4, 1858 Letter from Hugh Lynch, Cheraw, to brother, Bishop Patrick Lynch, in Charleston, asking for a $1000 loan. 2p.
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021. John Lynch to wife -- November 16, 1858
021. John Lynch to wife -- November 16, 1858 Letter from John Lynch in Cheraw to his wife in Charleston. John informs her she has $400 to spend on furniture and supplies but advises her to "make good bargains and buy cheap." 1p.
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003. John Lynch to Mother Theresa -- May 11, 1858
003. John Lynch to Mother Theresa -- May 11, 1858 Letter from John Lynch in Columbia to Mother Theresa of the Sisters of Mercy in Charleston. John writes the Mother Superior about a potential conflict regarding a child boarding with the Sisters and fears the powerful influence of the child's mother could adversely affect their school. 2p.
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019. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 29, 1858
019. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 29, 1858 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch detailing his experiences travelling from Baltimore to Columbia. 4p.
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045. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 25, 1859
045. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 25, 1859 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch informing him that he has received the will (Bernard's?) and requests a copy of a letter he had previously forwarded. 2p.
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064. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 28, 1859
064. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 28, 1859 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning the American Hotel on Richardson and Blanding Streets in Columbia as a potential site for relocating the Ursulines. John describes the hotel in detail and includes a small sketch of the lot it resides on. 3p.
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071. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 28, 1859
071. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 28, 1859 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning a mistrial in an unspecified court case. The lawyer advises John that the Bishop's presence would do little to "advance your cause" and advises the Bishop to remain away from Columbia until after the case is tried again. 2p.
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072. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 1, 1859
072. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 1, 1859 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch about court costs associated with an unspecified suit and the lack of cleanliness of the recently purchased American Hotel which John had been given possession of by the sheriff. 2p.
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091. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 17, 1860
091. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 17, 1860 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch about tenants at the convent's previous location. 4p.
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109. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 5, 1860
109. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 5, 1860 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning a note for $400. 2p.
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149. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 9, 1861
149. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 9, 1861 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning plans associated with one of the Bishop's properties, writing "I did not know whether you still intended sending the negroes over." He also writes of recent news of an accidental cannon discharge fired from "Cummins" Point that struck Fort Sumter stating, "Such carelessness or tricks might lead to serious results although it may show with what accuracy the guns can be worked." 1p.
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153. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 12, 1861
153. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 12, 1861 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning a tax collector seeking payment from the Convent. John is unsure of the Convent's tax liability and asks the Bishop for assistance. He hopes the Bishop can travel to Columbia from Charleston soon to attend to the matter but writes, "I fear from the stopping of the telegraph today that the war has commenced." 2p.
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157. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 14, 1861
157. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 14, 1861 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing his attempt to secure corn for the Bishop and his negotiations with a potential overseer for one of the Bishop's properties. 4p.
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159. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 24, 1861
159. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 24, 1861 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning preparations being made on one of the Bishop's properties. John writes that "your negroes have not yet arrived" and fears the lack of field hands and a shortage of corn may impact the season's crop. 2p.
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