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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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328. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 9, 1863
328. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 9, 1863 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about festivities at the convent during the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the acceptance of new boarders at the academy, and a new "worldly" postulant who desires to join the Ursulines. 4p.
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327. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 6, 1863
327. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 6, 1863 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing a conflict between the Catholic Church in Columbia and the Ursuline Convent. She writes at length about her dislike of the "Irish priests" in town and of their rudeness towards the Ursulines and begs the Bishop for help. She ends with the request that the Bishop burn her letter once it is read. 4p.
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326. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 1, 1863
326. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 1, 1863 Anna Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about family news in Cheraw and pleads with the Bishop to stay out of reach of the Union shelling in Charleston. 2p.
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325. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 30, 1863
325. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 30, 1863 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 4p.
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324. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 24, 1863
324. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 24, 1863 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning the prevalence of sickness within the convent and the necessary employment of a secular teacher in the academy. She also admonishes the Bishop for not moving out of range of the Union shelling in Charleston, "although the Spanish Consul has offered you his house above George Street." 3p.
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323. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 19, 1863
323. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 19, 1863 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about a photograph she received from General Beauregard as a thank you for her prayers for the safety of Charleston. She implores the Bishop to stay safe during the renewed shelling of Charleston and in a postscript writes, "we're afraid that we lost our Habit stuff in that vessel taken by the yankees." 4p.
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322. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 17, 1863
322. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 17, 1863 Letter from Henrietta Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch again asking for his help in securing materials for a dress. 4p.
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321. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 8, 1863
321. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 8, 1863 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. She muses on the anniversary of her vows and begs the Bishop to tell her all about President Davis' visit to Charleston. She writes about obtaining a new cow for the convent "having disposed of one that was no account." 4p.
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320. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 6, 1863
320. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 6, 1863 Letter from Madame Antonia to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from her convent at Mt. Carmel in Maryland. Madame Antonia informs the Bishop that due to the departure of their prioress to start a new order in St. Louis, she has been elected the new Mother Superior of the convent. 1p.
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319. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 6, 1863
319. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 6, 1863 Letter (in French) from Robert Lynch in Combree, France, to Bishop Patrick Lynch. In a letter of the same date, Robert had informed his parents he was no longer interested in entering the priesthood. 4p.
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318. Robert Lynch to Parents -- November 6, 1863
318. Robert Lynch to Parents -- November 6, 1863 Robert Lynch in Combree, France, writes a heartfelt letter to his parents informing them he is no longer interested in becoming a priest. 4p.
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317. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 2, 1863
317. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 2, 1863 Henrietta Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning the purchase of an expensive dress. 2p.
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316. L. Lenager (?) to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 28, 1863
316. L. Lenager (?) to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 28, 1863 Letter (in French) from L. Lenager (?) in Combree, France, to Bishop Patrick Lynch. The Bishop's nephew, Robert, is studying for the priesthood in Combree. 4p.
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315. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 24, 1863
315. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 24, 1863 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning new boarders and day scholars at the academy and writes at length about her ongoing conflict with another Ursuline sister. 12p.
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314. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 16, 1863
314. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 16, 1863 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch detailing the death of a local man and the unfortunate consequences surrounding an orphan the man and his wife were taking care of. 8p.
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313. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 5, 1863
313. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 5, 1863 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste writes about obtaining provisions for the winter and her continuing trouble with one of the sisters. 6p.
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312. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 27, 1863
312. Anna Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 27, 1863 Letter from Anna Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch with family news from Cheraw. 2p.
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311. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 24, 1863
311. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 24, 1863 Short letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning the investment of funds. 1p.
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310. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 23, 1863
310. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 23, 1863 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking him to procure civilian passes to Charleston for two friends of the convent that Madame Baptiste feels indebted to. One lady wishes to visit her husband who, Madame Baptiste says, "got permission from Gen Beauregard to send us two tierces of rice, when he refused to do the same for any one else." 4p.
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309. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 19, 1863
309. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 19, 1863 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking for his advice on accepting a nun from the Sisters of Mercy as a noviciate in the Ursulines. 4p.
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