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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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013. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 21, 1858
013. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 21, 1858 Francis Lynch, Cheraw, writes to his brother, Bishop Patrick Lynch in Charleston, about a recommendation the Bishop had given to a third party concerning a job applicant. He also discusses their family's health and the business woes of their brother, Hugh. 4p.
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260. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 14, 1863
260. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 14, 1863 Henrietta Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch for advice on how to inform "Mrs. Posi" that her husband has been put in prison by "Garibaldi." 1p.
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317. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 2, 1863
317. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 2, 1863 Henrietta Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning the purchase of an expensive dress. 2p.
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337. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 9, 1864
337. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 9, 1864 Henrietta Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking him to send some cloth to make a suit for his brother, Francis. She has been unable to get her wool "carded" and fears that Francis will spend the entire winter without one. 2p.
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387. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 2, 1866
387. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 2, 1866 Henrietta Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about plans for her daughter's first confession. 4p.
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127. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 4, 1860
127. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 4, 1860 Henrietta Lynch writes to brother-in-law, Bishop Patrick Lynch, with her condolences concerning the death of the Bishop's brother James. 4p.
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144. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 29, 1861
144. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 29, 1861 Henrietta Lynch writes to brother-in-law, Bishop Patrick Lynch, with news about measles spreading among the family in Cheraw. She also mentions an early blockade of Charleston which the Bishop holds "little hopeof being broken." 2p.
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243. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 16, 1862
243. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 16, 1862 Hugh Lynch writes again to Bishop Patrick Lynch about his desire to get a position on General Beauregard's staff claiming that such an assignment would not only keep him out of the field but also help him in business after the war. 1p.
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204. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 2, 1862
204. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 2, 1862 Hugh Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch while camped with the Cheraw Guards at "Camp Manigault" near Georgetown. He writes that the company is preparing for an attack but concedes "we can't give much of fight as we have very little ammunition." 2p.
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239. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1862
239. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1862 Hugh Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch while on convalescent leave in Cheraw. As his health improves, Hugh realizes he will be conscripted back into the service and asks the Bishop to use his influence to get him a staff position with General Beauregard when he returns to take over Charleston's defense. Besides his rank as 1st Lieut., his qualifications for a coveted staff job are that he is a "good accountant and write a tolerable fair hand" and that an appointment should be made from "this section of the state" in Cheraw. 3p.
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250. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 24, 1862
250. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 24, 1862 Hugh Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the illness that has sent him home to Cheraw from Charleston and news of their brother, Francis, who has gone to see the governor of North Carolina concerning an embargo that has prevented him from getting supplies from his business yard there. 2p.
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099. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 30, 1860
099. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 30, 1860 Hugh Lynch writes to brother, Bishop Patrick Lynch, about two children being sent to Charleston for schooling. 2p.
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004. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 18, 1858
004. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 18, 1858 In a letter from Columbia, John Lynch writes to his brother, Bishop Patrick Lynch in Charleston, for help in securing employment for their brother Bernard at the S.C. statehouse. 4p.
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023. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 17, 1858
023. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 17, 1858 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch informing him that he probably will not be able to attend a novitiate's reception and asks the Bishop to send his regrets. 4p.
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042. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 13, 1859
042. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 13, 1859 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking him to send a copy of a letter so that he can more accurately respond to its contents. 4p.
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061. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 25, 1859
061. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 25, 1859 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about family news and mentions the potential sale of the American Hotel in Columbia, believing it may be an appropriate place for relocating the Ursulines. 2p.
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080. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 14, 1859
080. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 14, 1859 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about ongoing renovations at the Ursuline Convent and his discussions with various contractors. He relates that the current night watchman wants to quit after half a month because of "(having) nothing to do, and lonesomeness" and John wants to hire in his place a Patrick Brennan, though he fears Mr. Brennan "might take in his pocket a companion." 2p.
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086. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 23, 1859
086. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 23, 1859 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning bills due for work on the American Hotel. 2p.
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090. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 2, 1860
090. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 2, 1860 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about renting out one of the buildings previously used by the Ursulines prior to their move to the American Hotel. 4p.
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098. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 14, 1860
098. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 14, 1860 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about expiring insurance on the Convent's former house and offers to house Bishop Hughes when he visits Columbia, joking that he can turn the Bishop's stay into an advertisement for his medical practice. 2p.
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