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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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447. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 28, 1866
447. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 28, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste writes to the Bishop that the crop and livestock yields seem to meet the expenses encountered in maintaining them, exclaiming, "I had no idea planting was so remunerative." 8p.
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442. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 22, 1866
442. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 22, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch wishing him a merry Christmas. 4p.
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439. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 22, 1866
439. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 22, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with updates on the new convent and academy in Tuscaloosa. 5p.
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435. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 4, 1866
435. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 4, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch detailing the progress on the new convent and school she is setting up in Tuscaloosa. 4p.
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426. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 2, 1866
426. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 2, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing her plans to travel with a couple of the Ursuline sisters to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to help start an academy. Madame Baptiste writes that she has yet to tell the sisters which ones she has chosen to accompany her to Alabama. 4p.
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424. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 23, 1866
424. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 23, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing her plans to travel with a couple of the Ursuline sisters to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to help start an academy. 6p.
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418. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 8, 1866
418. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 8, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch discussing a new candidate for the Ursuline sisterhood. According to Madame Baptiste, the 58 year old woman has changed her opinion "respecting widows and old ladies becoming nuns." 4p.
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416. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 14, 1866
416. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 14, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 8p.
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414. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 31, 1866
414. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 31, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 4p.
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411. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 16, 1866
411. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 16, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing springtime at Valle Crucis. She writes that the sisters have created a "month of May altar" and have decorated it with a small statue saved from the convent on the night of the Columbia fire. 4p.
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409. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 29, 1866
409. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 29, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. She writes that the Bishop's former slave, Daniel, is in a "half-starved condition" and has been visiting the convent for handouts. She mentions that she has read about former Union prisoners who praised Bishop Lynch for his kindness during the war and writes of her fears of a cholera epidemic that "will no doubt decimate the whole country this summer." 8p.
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407. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 21, 1866
407. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 21, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 4p.
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406. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 14, 1866
406. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 14, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning the affairs of the Ursuline Convent and Academy. She writes of the plan to petition congress for reparations for the destruction of their convent in the war and voices her displeasure of "Mr. Jones", who has been soliciting money up north on their behalf, claiming that he "goes travelling over the country on what he collects for us." 10p.
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402. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 1, 1866
402. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 1, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing two charming clergymen who visited the convent at Valle Crucis. 4p.
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400. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 28, 1866
400. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 28, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch welcoming him back to Charleston from New York. 2p.
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397. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 15, 1866
397. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 15, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch commenting on the disappointing donations the Bishop has received while fundraising in that "great commercial emporium of the North." Madame Baptiste also takes issue with a Tribune reporter who has written disparaging comments about the Bishop during his trip to New York. 4p.
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395. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 1, 1866
395. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 1, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch discussing plans to purchase a vacant Columbia lot for a future convent. 4p.
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392. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 13, 1866
392. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 13, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning the long delay in getting furniture for the convent, the Bishop's declaration on Lenten dietary restrictions, and a troublesome lay sister. 8p.
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388. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 3, 1866
388. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 3, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch discussing renovations on the property at Valle Crucis, new pupils and new curricular materials, and the Bishop's upcoming trip to New York. 4p.
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386. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 29, 1866
386. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 29, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 4p.
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