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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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382. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 24, 1866
382. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 24, 1866 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch about illegal logging on one of the Bishop's properties. John is unable to stop the logging and asks the Bishop for the title to the land to prove that the "island tract" is rightfully his. 3p.
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383. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 24, 1866
383. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 24, 1866 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking him to write letters of introduction for Dr. Gibbs (sic), a man "trying to serve his country, and science", who is travelling to Cuba. 2p.
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433. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 24, 1866
433. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 24, 1866 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch enclosing a free railroad ticket their sister, Madame Baptiste, received from the president of the railroad company. John also writes about news from the Ursuline Convent, informing the Bishop of a theft of corn from the convent's fields. 4p.
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249. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 20, 1862
249. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 20, 1862 Letter from John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch with updates on the Bishop's plantations and news of a large contract for shoes that their brother, Francis, has been awarded by the "central association." To help fulfill the contract Francis has "purchased a negro boy (shoemaker) 16 years old for thirteen hundred dollars." 2p.
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163. John Lynch to Louisa (?) -- July 16, 1861
163. John Lynch to Louisa (?) -- July 16, 1861 Letter from John Lynch to Louisa (?) concerning family news. John writes that he is tired of hearing so little news about the war and he hopes "to see the war ended without a general battle." He also wonders what congress in Washington is doing and expresses hope that they "act with a spirit of wisdom and justice, different from that of Lincoln and his advisers." 4p.
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354. John Lynch to Robert Lynch and Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 6, 1864
354. John Lynch to Robert Lynch and Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 6, 1864 Letter from John Lynch to son Robert Lynch in Bermuda. John expresses surprise that his son is in Bermuda especially since his brother, Bishop Patrick Lynch, has recently arrived in Bermuda himself. Enclosed also is a note to Bishop Patrick Lynch in which John discusses Robert's decision to not enter the priesthood. 4p.
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007. Julia Lynch Pinckney to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 27, 1858
007. Julia Lynch Pinckney to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 27, 1858 Letter from Julia Lynch Pinckney, Walterboro, to her brother, Bishop Patrick Lynch, in Charleston. Julia asks Bishop Lynch to send a priest as Eustace (Pinckney?) is very ill. 1p.
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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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240. Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1862
240. Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1862 Letter from Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch with family news from Cheraw. 2p.
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076. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 9, 1859
076. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 9, 1859 Letter from Madame Antonia at the Carmelite Convent in Baltimore to Bishop Patrick Lynch. The Bishop's sister thanks him for visiting Baltimore and sends regards to the rest of the family. 4p.
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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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366. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 20, 1865
366. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 20, 1865 Letter from Madame Antonia in Baltimore to Bishop Patrick Lynch in Rome describing the events surrounding the destruction of the Ursuline Convent in Columbia by Sherman's troops. She also mentions the recent assassination of President Lincoln and writes "what the consequences may be no one can imagine." 4p.
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394. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 26, 1866
394. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 26, 1866 Letter from Madame Antonia in Baltimore to Bishop Patrick Lynch informing him of the availability of a priest for his diocese should the Bishop require one. 2p.
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202. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 13, 1862
202. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 13, 1862 Letter from Madame Antonia to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the convent at Mt. Carmel in Maryland. 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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356. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 10, 1864
356. Madame Antonia to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 10, 1864 Letter from Madame Antonia to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking him, while he is in Europe, to speak to the General Superior of her order on the proper procedures concerning a mentally ill nun who has been taken from the convent by her mother. 6p.
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002. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 27, 1858
002. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 27, 1858 Letter from Madame Baptiste (Ellen Lynch), from the Brown County, Ohio, Ursuline Convent to brother, Bishop Patrick Lynch, in Baltimore. Madame Baptiste describes how she disguised herself "as a secular" in her travel north and discusses the opening of an academy in Columbia. 4p.
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011. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 12, 1858
011. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 12, 1858 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch describing a visit by their mother to the Ursuline convent in Columbia. She also mentions a letter from a potential novitiate whose guardian is John Breckinridge, Vice President of the U.S. 4p.
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016. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 29, 1858
016. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 29, 1858 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning a new "noviciate" being welcomed into the Ursulines of Columbia. Madame Baptiste is concerned that given the precarious financial status of the convent that the new noviciate will not realize the sacrifices she must make given that she has previously known "many conveniences." She also suggests that the noviciate pay her own travel expenses to Columbia and possibly pay her board during her term. 2p.
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020. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 6, 1858
020. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 6, 1858 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch informing him of the latest news at the Ursuline Convent and school in Columbia. 4p.
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