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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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248. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 23, 1862
248. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 23, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news of the Ursuline Academy and Convent, including a lengthy recounting of a "Miss Jones" who is being coveted by both the Ursulines in Columbia and another religious order. 8p.
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247. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 14, 1862
247. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 14, 1862 Letter from Hugh Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch thanking him for using his influence to get him on the staff of General Jordan, part of General Beauregard's staff in Charleston. 2p.
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246. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 10, 1862
246. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 10, 1862 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about plans to move the Convent and Academy out of downtown Columbia after the war and mentions the death and funeral of Confederate General Smith. She also writes of brother Hugh's new position as aid to General Beauregard in Charleston and informs the Bishop that his "boy" sent up from Charleston to work on one of the Bishop's properties may have "gone to the yankees." 8p.
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245. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 26, 1862
245. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 26, 1862 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning plans for the Bishop's properties. He also asks the Bishop to send him a horse that the Bishop has been tasked with disposing. 2p.
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244. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 17, 1862
244. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 17, 1862 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning various finances and plans for the Bishop's properties. 2p.
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243. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 16, 1862
243. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 16, 1862 Hugh Lynch writes again to Bishop Patrick Lynch about his desire to get a position on General Beauregard's staff claiming that such an assignment would not only keep him out of the field but also help him in business after the war. 1p.
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242. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 14, 1862
242. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 14, 1862 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy on the anniversary of their establishment in Columbia. 4p.
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241. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 10, 1862
241. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 10, 1862 Letter from Madame Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste reports that the "Charleston refugees" do not like Rev. O'Connell, and suggests if the Bishop wanted to make a change in the priest assignments in Columbia now is the time "to break up this nest of (blank)." 4p.
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240. Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1862
240. Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1862 Letter from Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch with family news from Cheraw. 2p.
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239. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1862
239. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1862 Hugh Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch while on convalescent leave in Cheraw. As his health improves, Hugh realizes he will be conscripted back into the service and asks the Bishop to use his influence to get him a staff position with General Beauregard when he returns to take over Charleston's defense. Besides his rank as 1st Lieut., his qualifications for a coveted staff job are that he is a "good accountant and write a tolerable fair hand" and that an appointment should be made from "this section of the state" in Cheraw. 3p.
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238. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 29, 1862
238. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 29, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning the upcoming school year at the Academy. She writes about the number of boarders, teachers, reference books, finances and provisions. She also comments on the "blockade paper" her letter is written on and mentions a deserter that the Bishop had attended to prior to his execution. 8p.
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237. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 25, 1862
237. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 25, 1862 Madame Antonia writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from Baltimore and a wish that God "will soon withdraw the scourge" of war. 4p.
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236. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 21, 1862
236. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 21, 1862 Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch detailing the difficulty he is having procuring leather for his business. He laments the "speculators" who are driving up the price of leather and has disseminated a handbill outlining his proposal to furnish brogans to the Confederacy at the low price of $1.50/pair by obtaining hides directly from the government. He has sent a copy of the handbill to "that distinguished advocate of low prices, Doct. Bachman." 4p.
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235. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 15, 1862
235. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 15, 1862 Letter from Henrietta Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from Cheraw. Henrietta writes of sewing the Bishop some summer "drawers and under shirts" and mentions that "the people of Cheraw find fault with all the Charlestonians because they say they cannot find anything to eat." 2p.
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234. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 28, 1862
234. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 28, 1862 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch regarding her attempt to send a letter to Father Hubert, a Catholic Confederate chaplain, to ask him to preside over their annual retreat. 1p.
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233. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 22, 1862
233. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 22, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch discussing the news of the Bishop's purchase of property for the church. 2p.
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232. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 21, 1862
232. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 21, 1862 Francis Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about an upcoming business trip to Richmond. 1p.
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231. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 11, 1862
231. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 11, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with general news about the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 6p
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230. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 11, 1862
230. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 11, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste asks the Bishop to take care of the personal effects of Sister Theresa's brother who was recently killed in action. She also writes of having the Bishop's slave "Isaac" at the Convent as a gardener and, impressed by his work, would like to hire him "by the year." 4p.
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229. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 8, 1862
229. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 8, 1862 Madame Antonia writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with regards from her convent in Baltimore. 2p.
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