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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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041. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 10, 1859
041. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 10, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch enclosed in her letter of April 8, 1859. Madame Baptiste writes about a controversy concerning a parish priest's insistence that communion be received at the parish church only and not in the chapel of the Ursulines. 2p.
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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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043. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 23, 1859
043. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 23, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the Ursulines' preparations for the Easter season and the health of their family. 4p.
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044. Hugh and Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 25, 1859
044. Hugh and Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 25, 1859 Letter from Hugh and Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch informing him of the deteriorating condition of their brother, Bernard. 2p.
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045. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 25, 1859
045. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 25, 1859 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch informing him that he has received the will (Bernard's?) and requests a copy of a letter he had previously forwarded. 2p.
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046. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 28, 1859
046. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 28, 1859 Francis Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with an update on the condition of their brother, Bernard. 2p.
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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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048. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 3, 1859
048. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 3, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch informing him of the news of the Ursuline Convent and academy in Columbia including that she is in "good humor" after receiving $1000 for tuition and board from a Mrs. Gaffney. 4p.
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049. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 12, 1859
049. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 12, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch about his upcoming trip to visit the Ursulines in Columbia for the confirmation of the students. 4p.
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050. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 16, 1859
050. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 16, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news at the Ursuline convent and academy including the purchase of books for their library and her desire to rent a piano for several months. 4p.
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051. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 2, 1859
051. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 2, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch about a young boy who "despite the contradictions of a stepmother, and the labors of a blacksmith, thinks of becoming a priest." She also writes at length about a candidate for lay sister for the convent claiming, "I do not know what to think of her." 4p.
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052. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 6, 1859
052. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 6, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the decision of a sister to leave the Ursulines and comments on some property that may be appropriate for building a new convent. 4p.
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053. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 10, 1859
053. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 10, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the arrival of a new sister, "our little Cincinnati postulant," and the scolding letter she had to write to their brother, John, about his drinking. 4p.
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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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055. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 16, 1859
055. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 16, 1859 Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch updating him on his health and informing him that he may be in Charleston soon. 2p.
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056. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 21, 1859
056. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 21, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news at the Ursuline Convent and academy. She again mentions the property that may be available for building a new convent but is warned by her brother, John, that its location may cause the order to lose its day pupils. The Ursulines' current location is not tenable because of the proximity of "gross shops" and "beer houses" and they are frequently disturbed by "profane language" and "midnight carousals." 4p.
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057. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 26, 1859
057. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 26, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing the elaborate preparations made by the noviciates and sisters for her namesake feast day. 4p.
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058. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 28, 1859
058. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 28, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch discussing the Ursuline Academy prospectus that she is preparing to print. 2p.
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059. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 8, 1859
059. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 8, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning news at the Ursuline Convent and academy noting that "our pupils are diminishing weekly on account of the heat." 4p.
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060. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 14, 1859
060. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 14, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch discussing a visit from their siblings, John, Hugh and Anna, and the arrangements being made for the Ursuline academy's upcoming Distribution Day. 4p.
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