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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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229. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 8, 1862
229. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 8, 1862 Madame Antonia writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with regards from her convent in Baltimore. 2p.
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108. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 30, 1860
108. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 30, 1860 Madame Antonia at Mt. Carmel in Baltimore writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the death of a local priest and congratulates him on the progress he is making as Bishop. 3p.
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297. Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 24, 1863
297. Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 24, 1863 Louisa Blain writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about missing her "beloved" Charleston and prays the Bishop will not remain there should the "yankees take it." 2p.
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272. Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 5, 1863
272. Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 5, 1863 Louisa Blain writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about her desire to go back to Charleston. 2p.
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252. Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 6, 1862
252. Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 6, 1862 Louisa Blain writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about her hopes that the Bishop will soon visit Cheraw. 3p.
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213. Henrietta Lynch and Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 2, 1862
213. Henrietta Lynch and Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 2, 1862 Louisa Blain writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about Lent and news from Cheraw. Henrietta Lynch adds a postscript about a recurring issue with the slaves the Bishop has asked her husband, Francis, to find a home for. Henrietta writes that they are "city negroes" and would be "unwilling to plow... nor to eat corn bread as they do here." 3p.
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419. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 16, 1866
419. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 16, 1866 Long letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch keeping him apprised of the news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste asks the Bishop to help them procure more lay sisters "small in person - healthy and between 18 and 21" and choir sisters aged "18 to 30". She also discusses plans with the Bishop to open a day school in Columbia but doesn't know if they will be able to secure a building before the start of the school year. 12p.
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106. Robert Lynch to parents -- April 24, 1860
106. Robert Lynch to parents -- April 24, 1860 Letter from Robert Lynch to his parents from Combree, France, where he is studying for the priesthood. Robert writes at length about a debilitating episode of constipation he has recently recovered from. 4p.
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088. Robert Lynch to parents -- December 12, 1859
088. Robert Lynch to parents -- December 12, 1859 Letter from Robert Lynch to his parents from Combree, France, where he is studying for the priesthood. 4p.
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363. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 14, 1865
363. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 14, 1865 Letter from Robert Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning employment Robert has found with a tanner in Rennes, France. Robert has heard of the fall of Columbia in the war and fears his parents are "in the hands of the yankees." 3p.
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361. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 2, 1865
361. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 2, 1865 Letter from Robert Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking his advice concerning an offer of employment in Le Havre, France. Robert hopes to learn the tanning trade in Europe so that he can find gainful employment when he returns to America when the war ends. 2p.
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371. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 18, 1865
371. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 18, 1865 Letter from Robert Lynch in Angers, France, to Bishop Patrick Lynch in Rome informing him that he has arranged passage on a steamer to New York. 3p.
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054. Michael and Luke Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 15, 1859
054. Michael and Luke Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 15, 1859 Letter from Michael and Luke Lynch in Roslea, County Fermanagh, Ireland, to Bishop Patrick Lynch in Charleston. In the letter, the uncles of Bishop Lynch give a detailed genealogy of the Lynch family and provide news of the family in Ireland. 3p.
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014. Mary Lynch Spann to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 24, 1858
014. Mary Lynch Spann to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 24, 1858 Letter from Mary Lynch Spann to her brother, Bishop Patrick Lynch, informing him of news of her family in Washington County, Texas. 4p.
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095. Mary Lynch Spann to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 6, 1860
095. Mary Lynch Spann to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 6, 1860 Letter from Mary Lynch Spann in Washington County, Texas, to her brother, Bishop Patrick Lynch. Mary Lynch Spann sends news of her family and comments on the news that the Bishop may visit them in the spring. 4p.
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262. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 28, 1863
262. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 28, 1863 Letter from Madame Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch touching on a variety of topics. She writes of acquiring a piano and "Erhard" harp for the community and muses at length at why there have been no attempts at peace with "Napoleon (III) mediating now." She mentions inoculating the children at the academy for smallpox and describes an awful barrel of flour the Bishop had sent to Columbia. She tells of the horrible condition of the "negroes" in Lancaster writing, "I never have patience with the yankees, except when I think of the abolition of slavery." 8p.
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241. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 10, 1862
241. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 10, 1862 Letter from Madame Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste reports that the "Charleston refugees" do not like Rev. O'Connell, and suggests if the Bishop wanted to make a change in the priest assignments in Columbia now is the time "to break up this nest of (blank)." 4p.
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047. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May, 1859
047. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May, 1859 Letter from Madame Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning her ideas about the timing of the school children's confirmations. 4p.
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440. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 29, 1866
440. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 29, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch informing him that she is ready to return to Valle Crucis after helping set up a new convent and academy in Tuscaloosa. 3p.
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256. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 2, 1863
256. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 2, 1863 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch informing him that a Mrs. Cohen would like to see him regarding an issue with her husband, a recently paroled prisoner of war. Madame Baptiste also boasts of the continued numbers of boarders being welcomed to the school but notes that one of the parents believe "our school will stand a poor chance when peace is proclaimed." 4p.
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