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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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068. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 10, 1859
068. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 10, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch during the Ursulines' annual retreat with the latest news from the convent. 4p.
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067. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 7, 1859
067. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 7, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing the Ursuline sisters' routine during their annual retreat. 4p.
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066. Mortgage between Bp Patrick Lynch and Etienne Poincignon
066. Mortgage between Bp Patrick Lynch and Etienne Poincignon Mortgage taken out by Bishop Patrick Lynch for $5000, payable to Etienne Poincignon, for lots on Society and Queen Streets in August, 1859. Two handwritten statements verifying the full satisfaction of the mortgage are written on the back by the executors of Poincignon and the Register Mesne Conveyance in October 1880. 4p.
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065. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 29, 1859
065. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 29, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch discussing the Ursuline sisters' opinions on purchasing the American Hotel for their new convent versus buying another place or building from scratch. 4p.
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064. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 28, 1859
064. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 28, 1859 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning the American Hotel on Richardson and Blanding Streets in Columbia as a potential site for relocating the Ursulines. John describes the hotel in detail and includes a small sketch of the lot it resides on. 3p.
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063. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 27, 1859
063. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 27, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking him to procure newspapers from Cincinnati, Louisville, St. Louis and New York so the sisters can read about Distribution Days and exhibits from other Catholic academies. She laments that the South Carolinian newspaper did not publish their recent events and jokingly comments that it's "a very good index that they fear our power." 4p.
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062. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 27, 1859
062. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 27, 1859 Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking him to endorse and deposit a note for $4000. 2p.
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061. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 25, 1859
061. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 25, 1859 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about family news and mentions the potential sale of the American Hotel in Columbia, believing it may be an appropriate place for relocating the Ursulines. 2p.
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060. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 14, 1859
060. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 14, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch discussing a visit from their siblings, John, Hugh and Anna, and the arrangements being made for the Ursuline academy's upcoming Distribution Day. 4p.
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059. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 8, 1859
059. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 8, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning news at the Ursuline Convent and academy noting that "our pupils are diminishing weekly on account of the heat." 4p.
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058. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 28, 1859
058. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 28, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch discussing the Ursuline Academy prospectus that she is preparing to print. 2p.
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057. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 26, 1859
057. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 26, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing the elaborate preparations made by the noviciates and sisters for her namesake feast day. 4p.
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056. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 21, 1859
056. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 21, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news at the Ursuline Convent and academy. She again mentions the property that may be available for building a new convent but is warned by her brother, John, that its location may cause the order to lose its day pupils. The Ursulines' current location is not tenable because of the proximity of "gross shops" and "beer houses" and they are frequently disturbed by "profane language" and "midnight carousals." 4p.
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055. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 16, 1859
055. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 16, 1859 Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch updating him on his health and informing him that he may be in Charleston soon. 2p.
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054. Michael and Luke Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 15, 1859
054. Michael and Luke Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 15, 1859 Letter from Michael and Luke Lynch in Roslea, County Fermanagh, Ireland, to Bishop Patrick Lynch in Charleston. In the letter, the uncles of Bishop Lynch give a detailed genealogy of the Lynch family and provide news of the family in Ireland. 3p.
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053. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 10, 1859
053. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 10, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the arrival of a new sister, "our little Cincinnati postulant," and the scolding letter she had to write to their brother, John, about his drinking. 4p.
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052. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 6, 1859
052. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 6, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the decision of a sister to leave the Ursulines and comments on some property that may be appropriate for building a new convent. 4p.
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051. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 2, 1859
051. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 2, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch about a young boy who "despite the contradictions of a stepmother, and the labors of a blacksmith, thinks of becoming a priest." She also writes at length about a candidate for lay sister for the convent claiming, "I do not know what to think of her." 4p.
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050. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 16, 1859
050. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 16, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news at the Ursuline convent and academy including the purchase of books for their library and her desire to rent a piano for several months. 4p.
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049. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 12, 1859
049. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 12, 1859 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch about his upcoming trip to visit the Ursulines in Columbia for the confirmation of the students. 4p.
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