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Letter: [Marion, Alabama] to Callie King, 1856 Nov. 9

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: King, Porter, 1824-1890
Title: Letter: [Marion, Alabama] to Callie King, 1856 Nov. 9
Date: 1856 Nov. 9
Description: From Marion, Alabama, Porter King, lawyer, future judge and Perry County representative to the Alabama legislature, writes a letter dated November 9, 1856, to his wife Callie King, daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin in which he tells her he soon hopes to visit her and their son. He informs her of travels of family, neighbors and friends to the Montgomery Fair. He discusses his own plans to travel to the Dallas Court the following week. He gives his wife news of his father's family and also mentions the Goree family. King touches on the current political situation and states that he thinks abolitionism will die out.

Document ID: jhl0070.

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: Goree family | King, Edwin Davis | King, Joseph Henry--Health | Antislavery movements--United States | Fairs--Alabama | Lawyers--Alabama | United States--Politics and government--1853-1857 | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | United 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 70, document jhl0070.
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