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Letter: Athens, [Georgia] to Callie King, [Marion, Alabama], 1853 Dec. 16

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: Lumpkin, Callender Grieve
Title: Letter: Athens, [Georgia] to Callie King, [Marion, Alabama], 1853 Dec. 16
Date: 1853 Dec. 16
Description: Callender Lumpkin writes a letter dated December 16, 1853 to her daughter Callie King expressing deep sympathy and consoling King over her loss of a child. She reports local events around Athens, Georgia such as Professor [Charles F.] McCay's acceptance of the Mathematical Chair at South Carolina College in Columbia; John B. Cobb's purchase of Hench Hull's lot and Cobb's imminent move; Colonel Grant's return from New Orleans; and the yellow fever and cholera scare in the west. Marion [Cobb] (another of Lumpkin's daughters) will stay at home for the time being because of this threat.

Document ID: jhl0080.

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: Cobb, John B. | McCay, Charles F. (Charles Francis), 1810-1889 | Cholera | Consolation | Bereavement | Infants--Death | Yellow fever | Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | Athens (Ga.) | Clarke County (Ga.)
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 4, document jhl0080.
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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