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Letter: to Callie [King], 1856 Nov. 1

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: King, Porter, 1824-1890
Title: Letter: to Callie [King], 1856 Nov. 1
Date: 1856 Nov. 1
Description: Porter King, lawyer, future judge and Perry County representative to the Alabama legislature, writes a letter dated November 1, 1856 from the courthouse, to his wife Callie King, daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin, thanking her for the letters she sent him. He expresses his delight that their son, Joseph Henry King, is recovering and his desire to be with them. King reports to Callie that he had dinner at Aunt Ruthy's. He tells her that he has just finished a long speech for his flat boat cases, and that he is uncertain of winning the cases.

Document ID: jhl0068.

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 | Lawyers--Alabama | 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 68, document jhl0068.
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