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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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121. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 31, 1860
121. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 31, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news at the Ursuline Convent and Academy and mentions an unspecified court case involving orphans that was recently lost by Bishop Lynch. She also sends news of their brother John's new child that they have named James writing, "I cannot bear to call the name so soon" after their brother James' death. 6p.
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122. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 1, 1860
122. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 1, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch thanking him for agreeing to visit during the Ursulines' annual retreat. 4p.
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123. Julia Lynch Pinckney to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 1, 1860
123. Julia Lynch Pinckney to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 1, 1860 Letter from Julia Pinckney to her brother, Bishop Patrick Lynch, with news about her family in Walterboro. She also mentions a recent visit to "Bellinger's Plantation" and that "she never saw so many watermelons in my life." 4p.
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124. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 5, 1860
124. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 5, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news at the Ursuline Convent and Academy. She also asks him to edit some errors concerning the start date and expenses of the Academy that appeared in the "Miscellany", specifically to "change to $10 for drawing crayons, etc." 4p.
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125. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 10, 1860
125. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 10, 1860 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing the events of the Ursulines' annual retreat. 3p.
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126. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 3, 1860
126. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 3, 1860 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch announcing the opening of the school year "with twenty-two pupils." 2p.
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127. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 4, 1860
127. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 4, 1860 Henrietta Lynch writes to brother-in-law, Bishop Patrick Lynch, with her condolences concerning the death of the Bishop's brother James. 4p.
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128. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 21, 1860
128. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 21, 1860 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch about an agreement with book publisher Kelly, Hedian and Piet concerning the printing plates for the Ursuline Manual. 4p.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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