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Letter: Athens, [Georgia] to Callie [King], 1856 Sept. 16

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: Cobb, Thomas Read Rootes, 1823-1862
Title: Letter: Athens, [Georgia] to Callie [King], 1856 Sept. 16
Date: 1856 Sept. 16
Description: Letter dated September 16, 1856 from Thomas Reade Roots Cobb, lawyer, Confederate officer, founder of the Lucy Cobb Institute, and Marion Lumpkin Cobb's husband, to Callie Lumpkin King, wife of Porter King and Marion's sister. Thomas writes a letter of condolence due to the loss of Callie's baby. Thomas mentions that Joseph Henry Lumpkin, her father, misses his wife, Callender Cunningham Grieve Lumpkin, and looks forward to her safe return from Callie's. Thomas also writes about his belief that John Charles Frémont, the first Republican party candidate for president, will win the election. If Frémont wins, Cobb states that the South should immediately disjoin themselves from the Union.

Document ID: jhl0034.

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: Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 | Lumpkin, Callender--Journeys | Lumpkin, Joseph Henry, 1799-1867 | Infants--Death | Domestic life | Presidents--United States--Election--1856 | Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) | United States--Politics and government--1853-1857 | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | United 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 34, document jhl0034.
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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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Collection Information: Joseph Henry Lumpkin Family Papers