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Letter: Union Point, [Georgia] to [Callie King], 1856 Apr. 11


author: King, Porter, 1824-1890
date: April 11, 1856
extent: 1p
summary: Possibly on April 11, 1856, Porter King dashes off a hasty letter from Union Point, Georgia to his wife Callie King, daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin. King informs his wife that he ran into the Governor and Mrs. Howell Cobb, who said they were on their way to Washington and told him that Muggie was doing better. King also informs Callie that he and his traveling companions are on their way to Atlanta. They are "dusty and tired," he tells her. He asks her to kiss their son Paul for him.

subjects:
repository: Alexander Campbell King Law Library, University of Georgia School of Law, on deposit at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries
publishing permission: To obtain publishing permission, contact the Alexander Campbell King Law Library, University of Georgia School of Law
collection: Joseph Henry Lumpkin family papers, 1821-1862 (bulk 1852-1857)
box: 1
folder: 60
document: jhl0060




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[added text: April 11, 1856 -- ]

Union Point
Thursday
My dearest wife,

I have just met Gov [Governor] Cobb & wife from Athens they report Muggy a great deal better -- they are going to Washington -- I adventure farther this morning at Atlanta -- we are both well, dusty & tired --

Give my son many kisses and [illegible text] in haste

Your devoted
[Signed] Porter


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