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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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428. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1866
428. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1866 Letter from Anna Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch confirming her desire to accompany the Bishop when he travels to Baltimore. 2p.
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427. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1866
427. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1866 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about finances and the start of the school year at the Ursuline Convent and Academy in Valle Crucis and of her upcoming trip to Tuscaloosa, Alabama. To get to Tuscaloosa, she informs the Bishop, she will have to travel "via Montgomery per R.R., Selma per steamer, to Marion per R.R. and to Tuscaloosa per stage coach for 60 miles." 12p.
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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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425. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 2, 1866
425. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 2, 1866 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch for advice on selling his share of a copper mine. 2p.
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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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423. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 16, 1866
423. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 16, 1866 Letter from Henrietta Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch thanking him for the articles he purchased for her while in Europe. 3p.
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422. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 4, 1866
422. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 4, 1866 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the Ursuline sisters' annual retreat, the start of the school year and plans to set up an academy in Alabama. 7p.
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421. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 4, 1866
421. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 4, 1866 Letter from Henrietta Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch inquiring about purchases the Bishop had made in Europe during the war that had finally arrived in Charleston. 2p.
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420. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 29, 1866
420. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 29, 1866 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about plans for the Ursulines in Valle Crucis to help open a parochial school in Alabama. 3p.
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419. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 16, 1866
419. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 16, 1866 Long letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch keeping him apprised of the news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste asks the Bishop to help them procure more lay sisters "small in person - healthy and between 18 and 21" and choir sisters aged "18 to 30". She also discusses plans with the Bishop to open a day school in Columbia but doesn't know if they will be able to secure a building before the start of the school year. 12p.
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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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417. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 17, 1866
417. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 17, 1866 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about injuries received by their father after he was knocked over by a cow. 2p.
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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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415. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 13, 1866
415. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 13, 1866 Francis Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about his recent trip to Columbia and the status of his crops. 2p.
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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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413. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 20, 1866
413. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 20, 1866 Short letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the ongoing effort to solicit funds for a new convent including writing a letter to General Sherman to "recommend our cause at Washington." 2p.
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412. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 20, 1866
412. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 20, 1866 Francis Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch detailing his plans for the season's crops. Francis informs the Bishop he is planting 650 acres in cotton and corn and writes of his plan to mix crushed bones with sulfuric acid to create his own fertilizer. 2p.
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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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410. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 10, 1866
410. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 10, 1866 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about festivities associated with their parent's 50th anniversary celebration. 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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