Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste also requests some supplies she is unable to get in Columbia, including a specific cod liver oil (Burnett's Warranted Pure Cod Liver Oil) preferred by one of the sisters. 4p.
Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about plans that had fallen through for the Archbishop to visit Columbia. Madame Baptiste expresses relief in the change of plans claiming, "I hate meeting dignitaries." She also brings up the issue of selling the copyright to the "Ursuline Manual" and writes at length about a young lady who wants to be a nun despite her mother's disapproval. 4p.
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.
Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch renewing her request for advice concerning selling the copyright to the "Ursuline Manual" and asks the Bishop about two potential boarders at the school and convent. 2p.
John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about expiring insurance on the Convent's former house and offers to house Bishop Hughes when he visits Columbia, joking that he can turn the Bishop's stay into an advertisement for his medical practice. 2p.
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.