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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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241. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 10, 1862
241. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 10, 1862 Letter from Madame Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. Madame Baptiste reports that the "Charleston refugees" do not like Rev. O'Connell, and suggests if the Bishop wanted to make a change in the priest assignments in Columbia now is the time "to break up this nest of (blank)." 4p.
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242. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 14, 1862
242. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 14, 1862 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy on the anniversary of their establishment in Columbia. 4p.
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243. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 16, 1862
243. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 16, 1862 Hugh Lynch writes again to Bishop Patrick Lynch about his desire to get a position on General Beauregard's staff claiming that such an assignment would not only keep him out of the field but also help him in business after the war. 1p.
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244. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 17, 1862
244. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 17, 1862 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning various finances and plans for the Bishop's properties. 2p.
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245. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 26, 1862
245. John Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 26, 1862 Letter from John Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning plans for the Bishop's properties. He also asks the Bishop to send him a horse that the Bishop has been tasked with disposing. 2p.
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246. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 10, 1862
246. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 10, 1862 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about plans to move the Convent and Academy out of downtown Columbia after the war and mentions the death and funeral of Confederate General Smith. She also writes of brother Hugh's new position as aid to General Beauregard in Charleston and informs the Bishop that his "boy" sent up from Charleston to work on one of the Bishop's properties may have "gone to the yankees." 8p.
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247. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 14, 1862
247. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 14, 1862 Letter from Hugh Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch thanking him for using his influence to get him on the staff of General Jordan, part of General Beauregard's staff in Charleston. 2p.
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248. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 23, 1862
248. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 23, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news of the Ursuline Academy and Convent, including a lengthy recounting of a "Miss Jones" who is being coveted by both the Ursulines in Columbia and another religious order. 8p.
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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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250. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 24, 1862
250. Hugh Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 24, 1862 Hugh Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the illness that has sent him home to Cheraw from Charleston and news of their brother, Francis, who has gone to see the governor of North Carolina concerning an embargo that has prevented him from getting supplies from his business yard there. 2p.
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251. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 25, 1862
251. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 25, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with updates from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 2p.
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252. Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 6, 1862
252. Louisa Blain to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 6, 1862 Louisa Blain writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about her hopes that the Bishop will soon visit Cheraw. 3p.
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253. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 15, 1862
253. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 15, 1862 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 4p.
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254. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 15, 1862
254. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 15, 1862 Francis Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch offering to buy several slave "families" from him to work some newly acquired land. 1p.
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255. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 16, 1862
255. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 16, 1862 Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch asking the Bishop to direct the bearer of his letter, Mr. Casey, to the British Consul in Charleston. Mr. Casey, an employee of Francis, seeks the protection of the Consul because, as Francis writes, he "seems to have no love for fighting, as a common labourer I have no right to apply for his exemption." 1p.
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256. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 2, 1863
256. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 2, 1863 Letter from Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch informing him that a Mrs. Cohen would like to see him regarding an issue with her husband, a recently paroled prisoner of war. Madame Baptiste also boasts of the continued numbers of boarders being welcomed to the school but notes that one of the parents believe "our school will stand a poor chance when peace is proclaimed." 4p.
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257. Bank Draft of Francis Lynch -- January 9, 1863
257. Bank Draft of Francis Lynch -- January 9, 1863 Bank Draft from the Merchants' Bank of South Carolina in Cheraw by Francis Lynch on Bishop Patrick Lynch for $80,000. 1p.
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258. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 10, 1863
258. Francis Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 10, 1863 Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning a delay in weighing a load of cotton. The payment for the cotton would help Francis cover a recent draft made on the Bishop's account. 1p.
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259. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 13, 1863
259. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 13, 1863 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with updates on boarders at the academy and asks the Bishop to inquire if Mother Theresa, of the Sisters of Mercy in Charleston, has space for three "half orphans." 2p.
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260. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 14, 1863
260. Henrietta Lynch to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 14, 1863 Henrietta Lynch writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch for advice on how to inform "Mrs. Posi" that her husband has been put in prison by "Garibaldi." 1p.
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