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Letter: [Marion, Alabama] to Callie [King, Athens, Georgia], 1853 Feb. 22

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: King, Porter, 1824-1890
Title: Letter: [Marion, Alabama] to Callie [King, Athens, Georgia], 1853 Feb. 22
Date: 1853 Feb. 22
Description: Porter King, lawyer, future judge and Perry County representative to the Alabama legislature, writes a letter dated February 22, 1853 from home near Marion, Alabama to his wife Callie in Athens, Georgia. He expresses his longing for Callie and looks forward to their reunification. Porter inquires after their son Paul and thanks Callie for sending a letter written by Will. He also informs Callie that he is still ditching but now with an improved instrument that he borrowed and mentions that the previous night Colonel C. W. Lee stopped on his way to Marion.

Document ID: jhl0052.

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: Domestic life | Alabama--Social life and customs--19th century | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | 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 52, document jhl0052.
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
Hargrett Library
Alexander Campbell King Law Library
Collection Information: Joseph Henry Lumpkin Family Papers