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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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208. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 14, 1862
208. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 14, 1862 Madame Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch congratulating him on his 4 year anniversary as Bishop and comments on her own tenure as Mother Superior at the Ursuline Convent. 4p.
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207. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 8, 1862
207. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 8, 1862 Letter from Henrietta Lynch to brother-in-law, Bishop Patrick Lynch, concerning the slaves of Col. Northrop that the Bishop has asked her husband, Francis, to find a place for. She begs the Bishop to make other arrangements for the slaves saying that her husband is already too busy and "hard on himself" and she fears he will end up taking the slaves and caring for them. She also writes of sending the Bishop some rye with instructions on how to dilute one's coffee with it. Apparently writing without her husband's knowledge, she asks the Bishop to destroy the letter. 2p.
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206. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 6, 1862
206. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 6, 1862 Francis Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about difficulty in finding a place for Col. Northrop's slaves. 1p.
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205. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 4, 1862
205. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 4, 1862 Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the status of some rental properties and the arrangements being made to receive "Col. Northrop's negroes" from the Bishop. 1p.
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204. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 2, 1862
204. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 2, 1862 Hugh Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch while camped with the Cheraw Guards at "Camp Manigault" near Georgetown. He writes that the company is preparing for an attack but concedes "we can't give much of fight as we have very little ammunition." 2p.
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203. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 2, 1862
203. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 2, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing a visit from Bishop McGill of Richmond. She also muses on the plans for the convent should the "northerners" make it to Columbia and mentions being told by a guest "that the citizens will destroy the town on the approach of the enemy." 4p.
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202. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 13, 1862
202. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 13, 1862 Letter from Madame Antonia to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the convent at Mt. Carmel in Maryland. 4p.
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201. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 26, 1862
201. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 26, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste relates the news of a local priest who has been embarrassing parishioners lately by publicly chastising them on the amount of their offerings, and who has boarded up several pews belonging to people delinquent in their fees. 4p.
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200. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 25, 1862
200. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 25, 1862 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news from the Bishop's plantation. 1p.
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199. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 23, 1862
199. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 23, 1862 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about finances at the school and convent and wonders if "the state of the country" will alter their usual schedule. She also expresses concern for their brother Hugh, encamped with fellow soldiers on the coast, writing, "it takes some of the comfort out of the fire and bed, when I think of his exposure." 4p.
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198. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 22, 1862
198. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 22, 1862 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the sale of slaves on the Bishop's plantation. John writes that he has yet to tell the slave Emmett that he has sold him and his family to a Mr. Mullin and hopes "him willing to go quietly, as I understand he refuses to be hired quietly." 1p.
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197. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 18, 1862
197. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 18, 1862 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch about affairs at the Bishop's plantation. He also writes about a "private baptism" he gave to a child he feared would die of measles unbaptised. 2p.
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196. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 14, 1862
196. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 14, 1862 Short note from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch requesting an "ordo for 1862" and some harp string. 2p.
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195. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 10, 1862
195. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 10, 1862 Letter (in French) from Robert Lynch in Combree, France, to his uncle, Bishop Patrick Lynch. 4p.
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194. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 7, 1862
194. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 7, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch complaining of the high price of provisions for the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 2p.
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193. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 6, 1862
193. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 6, 1862 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning finances at the Bishop's plantation property. 4p.
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192. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 29, 1861
192. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 29, 1861 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and a suggestion that the Bishop preach one Sunday in Columbia while all "the best heads of the state" are in session. 5p.
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191. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 25, 1861
191. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 25, 1861 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking the Bishop for his influence should a newly planned state hospital in Columbia need a physician. 1p.
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190. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 22, 1861
190. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 22, 1861 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursulines, including a light-hearted incident of a drunken soldier who was found on the grounds of the Convent. 5p.
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189. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 14, 1861
189. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 14, 1861 Letter from Anna Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch offering condolences over the loss of the cathedral in the Charleston fire of December, 1861. 2p.
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