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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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161. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 28, 1861
161. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 28, 1861 Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning the success of his shoe business. Francis writes that he already has orders for 2000 pairs of Brogans. 1p.
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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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163. John Lynch to Louisa (?) -- July 16, 1861
163. John Lynch to Louisa (?) -- July 16, 1861 Letter from John Lynch to Louisa (?) concerning family news. John writes that he is tired of hearing so little news about the war and he hopes "to see the war ended without a general battle." He also wonders what congress in Washington is doing and expresses hope that they "act with a spirit of wisdom and justice, different from that of Lincoln and his advisers." 4p.
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164. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 29, 1861
164. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 29, 1861 Francis Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch enclosing a bill for "Col. Hatch" for 1400 pairs of shoes. 1p.
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165. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 9, 1861
165. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 9, 1861 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning supplies of bacon and "bread corn" for one of the Bishop's properties. 2p.
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166. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 16, 1861
166. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 16, 1861 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the deteriorating condition of a house on one of the Bishop's plantations and that it is too dangerous for the overseer, Mr. Buff, to continue to live there. 2p.
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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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168. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 24, 1861
168. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 24, 1861 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch repeating the news concerning the deterioration of the house on one of the Bishop's properties. 2p.
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169. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 27, 1861
169. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 27, 1861 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about preparations for the upcoming school year at the Ursuline Academy. She also mentions how the Sisters of Charity in Emmitsburg, Maryland, attempting to help nurse Confederates afflicted with typhoid fever in Virginia, "were refused a passage by Lincoln's men." 4p.
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170. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 27, 1861
170. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 27, 1861 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing an applicant for an overseer position at one of the Bishop's plantations. John appears to like the man and his qualifications but fears "he might not take a sufficient control over the negroes, if it became necessary to use harsh means." 2p.
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171. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 7, 1861
171. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 7, 1861 Francis Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning his flourishing shoe business. Francis describes sending 1000 pair of shoes to the Confederate government in addition to those already provided to Col. L. M. Hatch. 3p.
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172. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1861
172. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1861 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy, including a lengthy description of her troubled relationship with one of the sisters at the convent. 4p.
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173. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 19, 1861
173. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 19, 1861 Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning his shoe business. Francis asks the Bishop to collect payment from Colonel Hatch, Quartermaster General, and deposit it in his account in Charleston to cover another note. The Bank of South Carolina has refused Francis' offer to use Confederate bonds to cover the note. 2p.
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174. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 21, 1861
174. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 21, 1861 Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch about business and the Bishop's travel plans. Francis tells the Bishop that his "debts North do not reach $800 so I will not be any great deal inconvenienced by the Sequestration Act." He also hopes the Bishop decides against travelling to Baltimore, fearing that after the publication of the Bishop's letter to the Archbishop, "no plea would serve you in the land of Lincoln." 2p.
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175. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 16, 1861
175. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 16, 1861 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the price and availability of boarding space in Columbia. 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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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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178. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 25, 1861
178. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 25, 1861 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. She writes at length about a troubled sister that she does not want in the Convent, suggesting instead that they pay her board at the local asylum. 4p.
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179. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 26, 1861
179. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 26, 1861 Francis Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch apprising him of his intentions to send $500 to a Dr. Park for the "right of his patent." 1p.
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180. Bp Patrick Lynch to Francis Lynch -- November 13, 1861
180. Bp Patrick Lynch to Francis Lynch -- November 13, 1861 Copy of letter sent from Bishop Patrick Lynch to Francis Lynch. Bishop Lynch writes to Francis concerning a number of Charleston residents who are inquiring about leaving the lowcountry for Cheraw over uncertainty with the war. He also tells Francis to allay their father's fears over a Union invasion of Charleston, likening the panic in the city after the recent fall of Port Royal with that "at Washington, after the battle of Manassas." 4p.
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