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Letter: to Callie [King, 1853] Feb. 8

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Type: Love letters | Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: King, Porter, 1824-1890
Title: Letter: to Callie [King, 1853] Feb. 8
Date: 1853 Feb. 8
Description: Porter King, lawyer, future judge and Perry County representative to the Alabama legislature, writes a love letter dated February 8, 1853 to his wife in Athens, Georgia, Callie Lumpkin King, daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin. He states that he is quite lonely without her. He informs her that he is trying to settle an estate but may have to wait for another four months due to a recent Supreme Court decision in a similar case. He also writes about his dog, Cora and that Marion, Alabama looks forward to having a railroad built. He mentions flooding from heavy rains, and reports that all family members are doing fine.

Document ID: jhl0045.

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: Flooding | Gardens | Lawyers--Alabama | Inheritance and succession--United States | Railroads--Southern States--Design and construction | Alabama--Social life and customs--19th century | Love-letters | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | United States | Southern States | Alabama
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 45, document jhl0045.
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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Collection Information: Joseph Henry Lumpkin Family Papers