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Letter: Marion, [Alabama] to [Callie King], 1856 Oct. 23

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: King, Porter, 1824-1890
Title: Letter: Marion, [Alabama] to [Callie King], 1856 Oct. 23
Date: 1856 Oct. 26
Description: Porter King, lawyer, future judge and Perry County representative to the Alabama legislature, writes a letter dated October 23, 1856 from Marion, Alabama to his wife Callie, daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin, who is in Athens with their son Joseph during Joseph's illness. Reading Callie's most recent letter, King has learned that the health of their son Joseph is improving, and he is delighted. King tells Callie that Dr. Bates is away so she should call on Dr. Moore if she needs him. In addition, King states that Aunt Ruthy and many other friends have expressed their concern for Callie and Joseph.

Document ID: jhl0064.

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: King, Joseph Henry--Health | Domestic life | Plantation 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 64, document jhl0064.
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