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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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120. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 23, 1860
120. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 23, 1860 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about endorsing a note for their brother Francis. 2p.
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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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160. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 8, 1861
160. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 8, 1861 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about purchasing mules and a wagon for the Bishop's property and discusses the planting of crops. 3p.
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166. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 16, 1861
166. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 16, 1861 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the deteriorating condition of a house on one of the Bishop's plantations and that it is too dangerous for the overseer, Mr. Buff, to continue to live there. 2p.
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175. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 16, 1861
175. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 16, 1861 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the price and availability of boarding space in Columbia. 2p.
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193. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 6, 1862
193. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 6, 1862 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning finances at the Bishop's plantation property. 4p.
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288. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 23, 1863
288. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 23, 1863 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch to procure some salt for his plantations and muses on the future plans of the Union army. John suggests that after getting rebuffed at Battery Wagner the yankees might try "running the Gauntlet" past the forts with an overwhelming number of boats. If they could meet up with land forces, John writes, they could take Charleston from the rear and "laugh at the forts." 2p.
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294. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 19, 1863
294. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 19, 1863 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news from Columbia. John mentions collecting money for the "Charleston orphans", the death of a slave boy on one of the Bishop's plantations and rumors that their brother Francis may have to go into the service. 3p.
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331. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 19, 1863
331. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 19, 1863 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about property for sale adjacent to the Bishop's plantation near Columbia. 2p.
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341. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 18, 1864
341. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 18, 1864 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the possibility of renting out half of the Bishop's plantation house to Gen. Beauregard's sister, Mrs. Proctor. The other half is currently occupied by the family of Gen. Blanchard. 2p.
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342. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 21, 1864
342. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 21, 1864 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch that a load of corn and peas purchased for the one of the Bishop's plantations is at the depot awaiting a car and suggests to the Bishop that it be turned over to the local quartermaster as payment for taxes if the car should not arrive by tomorrow. He also writes of an offer for $400 to hire out one of the Bishop's slaves. 2p.
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425. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 2, 1866
425. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 2, 1866 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch for advice on selling his share of a copper mine. 2p.
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434. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 2, 1866
434. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 2, 1866 John Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the status of several properties. 4p.
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031. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 31, 1859
031. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 31, 1859 John Lynch writes to his brother, Bishop Patrick Lynch, about plans to send his son to France and mentions his own recent attempt at abstaining from alcohol though "temptations are strong and the flesh is weak." 1p.
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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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279. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick -- June 13, 1863
279. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick -- June 13, 1863 Letter (in French) from Robert Lynch at Combree, France, to his uncle, Bishop Patrick Lynch. 2p.
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119. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 9, 1860
119. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 9, 1860 Letter (in French) from Robert Lynch in Combree, France, to his uncle, Bishop Patrick Lynch. 4p.
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195. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 10, 1862
195. Robert Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 10, 1862 Letter (in French) from Robert Lynch in Combree, France, to his uncle, Bishop Patrick Lynch. 4p.
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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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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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