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Letter: [Marion, Alabama] to Callie King, 1856 Nov. 15

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: King, Porter, 1824-1890
Title: Letter: [Marion, Alabama] to Callie King, 1856 Nov. 15
Date: 1856 Nov. 15
Description: Porter King, lawyer, future judge and Perry County representative to the Alabama legislature, writes a letter dated November 15, 1856 from Marion, Alabama to his wife, Callie King, daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin. King informs her that he has won a court case and is currently waiting for a carriage to take him back to the plantation. Additionally, King tells Callie about his next case, which will start the 16th and involves the burning of a gin house. He tells his wife that he misses both her and their son Joseph, and that he will be on his way to see them on the twentieth of November.

Document ID: jhl0071.

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 | Domestic life | Lawyers--Alabama | Trials--Alabama | Trials (Arson) | 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 71, document jhl0071.
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