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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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388. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 3, 1866
388. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 3, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch discussing renovations on the property at Valle Crucis, new pupils and new curricular materials, and the Bishop's upcoming trip to New York. 4p.
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387. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 2, 1866
387. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 2, 1866 Henrietta Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about plans for her daughter's first confession. 4p.
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386. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 29, 1866
386. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 29, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 4p.
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385. Mary Lynch Spann to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 29, 1866
385. Mary Lynch Spann to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 29, 1866 Mary Lynch Spann writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the death of her daughter and other family news and describes the effects of the late war in Texas. 4p.
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384. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 26, 1866
384. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 26, 1866 Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning news from Cheraw and offering his apologies for asking for loan. 1p.
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383. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 24, 1866
383. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 24, 1866 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking him to write letters of introduction for Dr. Gibbs (sic), a man "trying to serve his country, and science", who is travelling to Cuba. 2p.
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382. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 24, 1866
382. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 24, 1866 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch about illegal logging on one of the Bishop's properties. John is unable to stop the logging and asks the Bishop for the title to the land to prove that the "island tract" is rightfully his. 3p.
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381. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 21, 1866
381. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 21, 1866 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the potential for growing crops at Valle Crucis and tells the Bishop of her disappointment concerning the exchange rate on 5000 Francs given to her by the Bishop on his return from Europe. 3p.
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380. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 18, 1866
380. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 18, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning the purchase of a second piano for the convent, the efforts to find housing for a local priest and a "Mr. Jones" who is travelling north soliciting funds for the Ursulines. 4p.
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379. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 16, 1866
379. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 16, 1866 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch to enclose a thank you note to an unnamed benefactor of the Ursulines. 3p.
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378. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 8, 1866
378. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 8, 1866 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 8p.
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377. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 7, 1866
377. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 7, 1866 Francis Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about plans to plant a crop for the upcoming season and has employed several freedmen. The local commandant is scheduled to speak to the area planters and freedmen shortly, but Francis believes "the erroneous impression made on the negroes that they were to be invested with lands, is in great measure dispelled." 2p.
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376. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 27, 1865
376. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 27, 1865 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursulines in Valle Crucis, near Columbia. 4p.
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375. Madame Baptiste to Revd J. W. Cummings -- October 28, 1865
375. Madame Baptiste to Revd J. W. Cummings -- October 28, 1865 Madame Baptiste writes to Reverend J. W. Cummings describing the current status of the Ursulines in Columbia and encloses a letter for her brother, Bishop Patrick Lynch, who is expected soon in New York. 3p.
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374. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 28, 1865
374. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 28, 1865 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch eagerly wishing his return to America. One of two similar letters sent from Madame Baptiste on this date. 3p.
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373. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 28, 1865
373. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 28, 1865 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch eagerly wishing his return to America. One of two similar letters sent from Madame Baptiste on this date. 3p.
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372. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 25, 1865
372. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 25, 1865 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch in Rome from Valle Crucis, the Bishop's property outside of Columbia, having moved the convent and academy from temporary housing at Methodist college and Gen. Preston's mansion. Since Valle Crucis is too remote for day schoolers and too small for large numbers of boarders, she writes of setting up a satellite institute in Macon, Ga., until their convent can be rebuilt in Columbia. She mentions the pardon granted the Bishop and hopes that he will soon return to America. 2p.
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371. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 18, 1865
371. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 18, 1865 Letter from Robert Lynch in Angers, France, to Bishop Patrick Lynch in Rome informing him that he has arranged passage on a steamer to New York. 3p.
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370. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 17, 1865
370. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 17, 1865 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch in Rome about the ongoing recovery effort after the war and the destruction of the Ursuline Convent. She is soliciting funds to rebuild and has written Washington with their case demanding reparations. The Ursulines have accepted the offer of General Preston to reside in his house while he is abroad and are using the Methodist College for additional space. 4p.
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369. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 23, 1865
369. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 23, 1865 Madame Antonia writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch in Rome about an offer the Bishop has had to return to America. She fears that he will "endanger his life" if he returns and prefers that he wait "until after the season of Tedious Times is past." 1p.
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