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Letter: [Athens, Georgia] to Callie King, [1855]

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: Cobb, Marion, 1822-1897
Title: Letter: [Athens, Georgia] to Callie King, [1855]
Date: 1855
Description: Undated letter (probably from 1855) from Marion Lumpkin Cobb, wife of Thomas Reade Roots Cobb and daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin, to Callie King, wife of Porter King and Marion's sister about illness in the Cobb and Lumpkin families. Her husband's father, Colonel John Addison Cobb, is dying, and they go to be with him during his last moments. Marion Lumpkin Cobb also mentions the increased of prices for buying slaves, the growing commerce in town, and details the news of friends and family.

Document ID: jhl0025.

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: Cobb, John Addison, 1783-1855--Death and burial | Lumpkin family | Cobb family | Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century | Domestic life | Athens (Ga.)--Commerce | Slave trade--Georgia--Athens | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | 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 25, document jhl0025.
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