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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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148. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 8, 1861
148. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 8, 1861 Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking him to take receipt of a bill due him. 1p.
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147. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 24, 1861
147. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 24, 1861 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning the news that the Bishop and their brother, John, will be visiting Walterboro to see their ailing sister, Julia. 1p.
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146. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 20, 1861
146. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 20, 1861 Letter from Madame Antonia in Baltimore to brother, Bishop Patrick Lynch, asking him to say three masses for her in honor of St. Joseph. 2p.
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145. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 14, 1861
145. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 14, 1861 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with updates on the condition of their sister, Julia. Their mother, visiting Walterboro to help care for Julia, "no longer entertains any hope of her recovery." 2p.
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144. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 29, 1861
144. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 29, 1861 Henrietta Lynch writes to brother-in-law, Bishop Patrick Lynch, with news about measles spreading among the family in Cheraw. She also mentions an early blockade of Charleston which the Bishop holds "little hopeof being broken." 2p.
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143. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 21, 1861
143. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 21, 1861 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing the declining health of their sister, Julia, and hopes that "she may live until a Priest reaches here." 4p.
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142. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 19, 1861
142. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 19, 1861 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news of the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 2p.
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141. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 19, 1861
141. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 19, 1861 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing the declining health of their sister Julia. 3p.
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140. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 8, 1861
140. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 8, 1861 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch about family matters and news at the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste describes how the sisters are sewing banners and flags for various companies noting "is it not queer for nuns to be engaged preparing flags for war?" She also thinks that business would return to normal if "other states would hurry and come out of the Union." 2p.
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139. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 27, 1860
139. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 27, 1860 Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning financial affairs and family news. Francis is eager to get the newly seceded government's business if they should need supplies and plans to write to "His Excellency next week." 4p.
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138. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 27, 1860
138. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 27, 1860 Letter from Anna Lynch in Walterboro to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the health of their sister Julia. Because of her health and "these times", Julia's husband, Eustace, does not want Julia to travel to Columbia with her. Anna also writes that a slave uprising in the Walterboro area had been recently uncovered and that "the leaders taken up... nine were tried and are in jail to be hung." She further mentions that Eustace hopes to get to Charleston soon to buy a "pair of pistols." 2p.
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137. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 18, 1860
137. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 18, 1860 Madame Baptiste Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about finances at the Academy and about a smallpox epidemic in Columbia, adding that brother John "has smallpox among his negroes." 2p.
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136. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 9, 1860
136. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 9, 1860 Francis Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning family news and business and mentions that he has "accepted the 3rd lieutenancy" in a "Military home protection company." 3p.
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135. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 16, 1860
135. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 16, 1860 Short note from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch enclosing a check for $700 requested by their brother John. 1p.
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134. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 16, 1860
134. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 16, 1860 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about personal finances and the secession excitement in Columbia claiming, "if they can keep it at what it is till after the Convention, then the union will dissolve." 4p.
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133. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 13, 1860
133. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 13, 1860 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news of the family and Ursuline Convent and comments that "Columbia is crowded" but that "the political excitement seems to cast us quite in the shade." 4p.
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132. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 26, 1860
132. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 26, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about typhoid fever and dyptheria (sic) plaguing the pupils and that the latter has been prevalent throughout Columbia. 4p.
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131. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 23, 1860
131. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 23, 1860 Letter from Anna Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the health of their sister Julia. Anna is visiting Walterboro from Cheraw to help care for Julia. 2p.
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130. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 14, 1860
130. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 14, 1860 Letter form John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the ill health of their sister Julia in Walterboro. John describes the order of treatment for Julia he would undertake but acknowledges that "he is prescribing without knowing exactly the state of the case." 2p.
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129. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 28, 1860
129. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 28, 1860 Letter from Anna Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking him if it is okay to go through Charleston on her way to visit their sister, Julia. 1p.
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