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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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142. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 19, 1861
142. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 19, 1861 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news of the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 2p.
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169. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 27, 1861
169. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 27, 1861 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about preparations for the upcoming school year at the Ursuline Academy. She also mentions how the Sisters of Charity in Emmitsburg, Maryland, attempting to help nurse Confederates afflicted with typhoid fever in Virginia, "were refused a passage by Lincoln's men." 4p.
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172. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1861
172. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- September 8, 1861 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy, including a lengthy description of her troubled relationship with one of the sisters at the convent. 4p.
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178. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 25, 1861
178. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 25, 1861 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent and Academy. She writes at length about a troubled sister that she does not want in the Convent, suggesting instead that they pay her board at the local asylum. 4p.
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184. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 23, 1861
184. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- November 23, 1861 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning some financial matters at the Ursuline convent. 2p.
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186. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 10, 1861
186. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 10, 1861 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursuline Convent. 4p.
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190. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 22, 1861
190. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- December 22, 1861 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from the Ursulines, including a light-hearted incident of a drunken soldier who was found on the grounds of the Convent. 5p.
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199. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 23, 1862
199. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 23, 1862 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about finances at the school and convent and wonders if "the state of the country" will alter their usual schedule. She also expresses concern for their brother Hugh, encamped with fellow soldiers on the coast, writing, "it takes some of the comfort out of the fire and bed, when I think of his exposure." 4p.
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210. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 19, 1862
210. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 19, 1862 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the premium associated with buying "specie" and asks the Bishop to procure for her $500 in gold. She also mentions that the tenants at the old convent are trying to get out of paying rent but that she does not pity their situation as "Mr. Fry is not sober (and) we teach their daughter gratuitously." 4p.
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220. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 26, 1862
220. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 26, 1862 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news at the Ursuline Convent and Academy and mentions a "narrow escape" the Bishop had travelling to Richmond. 2p.
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227. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 27, 1862
227. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 27, 1862 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning his visit to Columbia to participate in her namesake feast day. 3p.
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234. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 28, 1862
234. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 28, 1862 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch regarding her attempt to send a letter to Father Hubert, a Catholic Confederate chaplain, to ask him to preside over their annual retreat. 1p.
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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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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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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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261. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 26, 1863
261. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- January 26, 1863 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch with updates on the number of boarders at the academy and relates how one potential boarder from Georgetown has been denied passage by the Yankees. 2p.
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264. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 5, 1863
264. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 5, 1863 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about her concerns over the war. She has heard that the British Consul in Charleston intends to leave and fears it is in anticipation of a Union attack. She recounts the story of a Catholic saint who, in a time of war, was able to summon a storm of gnats to disrupt the horses of the enemy and asks the Bishop, "can you not do something like that for Charleston?" She also asks the Bishop about investments, fearing that the Confederate currency might one day be worthless. 2p.
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266. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 14, 1863
266. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- February 14, 1863 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news at the Ursuline Convent and Academy. She mentions that the Bishop's slave, Isaac, who has been working at the Convent, has asked that his children be moved to Mr. Kitt's place, recently acquired by the Bishop, so that he could see them more easily. 4p.
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269. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 6, 1863
269. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 6, 1863 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the conduct of "low, vulgar" soldiers who visited the convent and is sorry to hear that "deserters claim your attention, excepting for their souls' sake." She also writes the Bishop for advice on three controversial applicants for noviciate. One "has been by no means pious" and "read infidel works" and a second was born illegitimate. The third has had in the past "criminal intercourse" but has never had a child, though Madame Baptiste concedes, "she deserves no credit for that." 4p.
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277. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 19, 1863
277. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 19, 1863 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about a recent visit to Columbia by the Bishop of Richmond, Rev. McGill. 2p.
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