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Letter: [Athens, Georgia] to Callie King, [1856?]

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: Cobb, Marion, 1822-1897
Title: Letter: [Athens, Georgia] to Callie King, [1856?]
Date: 1855
Description: Undated letter (possibly from 1856) 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 an upcoming visit. Instead of visiting Callie, the family will go to the springs for a curative. She delivers all the news of family and local friends, which is mostly centered around illness. There has been an outbreak of dysentery in both Athens and Macon. She also touches upon Miriam Lumpkin's upcoming marriage to a Mr. William M. Nichols, a member of the legislature from Clinch County. They would marry in 1856.

Document ID: jhl0029.

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 family | Dysentery--Georgia | Springs--Georgia | Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century | Domestic life | Nichols, Miriam--Marriage | Nichols, William M., 1830-1882--Marriage | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | Athens (Ga.) | Macon (Ga.) | Clarke County (Ga.) | Cobb 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 29, document jhl0029.
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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