Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news at the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste writes that one of the "Philadelphia sisters" is going back and that she has written Bishop Wood asking for a "strong able-bodied washerwoman" in return. 4p.
Second letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch on this date. Francis has enclosed $25 dollars towards the schooling expenses of the children being sent to Charleston and writes that they have been "accorded free passage on the RRd's." 1p.
Letter from Robert Lynch to his parents from Combree, France, where he is studying for the priesthood. Robert writes at length about a debilitating episode of constipation he has recently recovered from. 4p.
Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking the Bishop if it is okay to draw a draft in his name for $800 at the Merchants Bank of Cheraw. He also mentions that recent heavy rains have allowed him to successfully use the river to ship several flats of bark. 3p.
Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the upcoming Distribution Day at the Ursuline Academy and hopes to establish a firm date to notify the parents. The children, she adds, are "complaining so much of heat weakness that we are anxious to liberate them from their studies...and not have them getting sick on our hands." 2p.