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Letter: to Callie [King, 1852 or 1853?]

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: Cobb, Marion, 1822-1897
Title: Letter: to Callie [King, 1852 or 1853?]
Date: 1852-1853
Description: Undated letter, possibly from 1852 or 1853, from Marion Lumpkin Cobb, wife of Thomas Read Rootes Cobb and daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin, to Callie King, wife of Porter King and Marion's sister, about her health after her recent childbirth. She informs King that the child of their acquaintance Mary Gresham has died suddenly. Many in the Lumpkin family are ill. Cobb also provides information on other friends in Athens including the LeConte family and mentions that their brother James Lumpkin is in Christiana, Denmark.

Document ID: jhl0020.

Digital image and encoded transcription of an original manuscript, scanned, transcribed and encoded by the Digital Library of Georgia in 2001, as part of GALILEO.

Subjects: Lumpkin, James M.--Journeys--Denmark | Postnatal care | Mothers--Southern States--Health and hygiene | Lumpkin family | Infants--Death | Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century | Domestic life | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | Denmark | Southern States | Athens (Ga.) | Clarke County (Ga.)
Contributors: Hargrett Library | Alexander Campbell King Law Library
Online Publisher: Athens, Ga. : Digital Library of Georgia, 2001
Original Material: Manuscript held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Joseph Henry Lumpkin family papers, 1821-1862 (bulk 1852-1857), box 1, folder 20, document jhl0020.
Rights and Usage: This work is the property of the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching, and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text.

Cite as: [title of item], Joseph Henry Lumpkin family papers, 1821-1862 (bulk 1852-1857), 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, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia

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Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
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Collection Information: Joseph Henry Lumpkin Family Papers