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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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215. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 19, 1862
215. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 19, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch about her disdain for most of the priests in Columbia. 8p.
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203. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 2, 1862
203. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 2, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing a visit from Bishop McGill of Richmond. She also muses on the plans for the convent should the "northerners" make it to Columbia and mentions being told by a guest "that the citizens will destroy the town on the approach of the enemy." 4p.
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201. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 26, 1862
201. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 26, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste relates the news of a local priest who has been embarrassing parishioners lately by publicly chastising them on the amount of their offerings, and who has boarded up several pews belonging to people delinquent in their fees. 4p.
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194. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 7, 1862
194. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 7, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch complaining of the high price of provisions for the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 2p.
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192. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 29, 1861
192. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 29, 1861 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and a suggestion that the Bishop preach one Sunday in Columbia while all "the best heads of the state" are in session. 5p.
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188. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 14, 1861
188. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 14, 1861 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch written after hearing of the devastating Charleston fire of December 11, 1861, reminding the Bishop "fiat voluntas dei." 2p.
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183. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 17, 1861
183. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 17, 1861 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste writes about new boarders and students and a conversation she had with a young lady who wished to convert to Catholicism who, she later found out, was rumored to be "disreputable." 4p.
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177. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 21, 1861
177. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 21, 1861 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with questions about a boarder and money owed to a Dr. Guerin. 2p.
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176. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 17, 1861
176. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 17, 1861 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and a proposition to house the Sisters of Mercy from Charleston if they should come to Columbia to nurse the sick soldiers hospitalized there. 4p.
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167. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 24, 1861
167. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 24, 1861 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing how the sisters are embroidering a flag for the "Kirkwood Rangers" of Camden. 2p.
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162. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 6, 1861
162. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 6, 1861 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste writes that several parents have sent remittances for the school year but she fears "few will be able to return if the war continues." 4p.
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140. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 8, 1861
140. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 8, 1861 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch about family matters and news at the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste describes how the sisters are sewing banners and flags for various companies noting "is it not queer for nuns to be engaged preparing flags for war?" She also thinks that business would return to normal if "other states would hurry and come out of the Union." 2p.
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133. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 13, 1860
133. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 13, 1860 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news of the family and Ursuline Convent and comments that "Columbia is crowded" but that "the political excitement seems to cast us quite in the shade." 4p.
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128. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 21, 1860
128. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 21, 1860 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch about an agreement with book publisher Kelly, Hedian and Piet concerning the printing plates for the Ursuline Manual. 4p.
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126. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 3, 1860
126. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 3, 1860 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch announcing the opening of the school year "with twenty-two pupils." 2p.
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125. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 10, 1860
125. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 10, 1860 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing the events of the Ursulines' annual retreat. 3p.
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118. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 29, 1860
118. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 29, 1860 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning the death of their brother, James. 4p.
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110. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 22, 1860
110. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 22, 1860 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 4p.
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102. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 16, 1860
102. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 16, 1860 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news at the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste writes that one of the "Philadelphia sisters" is going back and that she has written Bishop Wood asking for a "strong able-bodied washerwoman" in return. 4p.
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100. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 5, 1860
100. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 5, 1860 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news at the Ursuline Convent and Academy and her attempt to contact a publisher concerning her intentions to retain the copyright to the "Ursuline Manual" and ask for ten cents per copy sold. 4p.
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