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Letter: Athens, [Georgia] to Callie [King], 1852 May 27

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: Lumpkin, Frank G., 1842-1876
Lumpkin, Robert C., 1840-1876
Title: Letter: Athens, [Georgia] to Callie [King], 1852 May 27
Date: 1852 May 27
Description: On May 27, 1852, Frank and Robert Lumpkin write to their sister, Callie King, thanking her for the letter she sent and letting her know how much she is missed during fruit picking season. They inform Callie that Sallie Jackson and Matilda Maxwell will soon be married and that Buck [Grieve?] is spending his college vacation with them. They also inform Callie that their father, Joseph Henry Lumpkin, is currently reading "Swallow Barn" [or "A Sojourn in the Old Dominion"] by John Pendleton Kennedy, 1795-1870. The book contains numerous illustrations of African Americans that they find humorous. Their father has cut some duplicates of the pictures from the book to give to the boys, and they are enclosing one for Uncle Booker, one of the Lumpkin family's slaves. They also accept their sister's invitation to visit her in the fall, if possible.

Document ID: jhl0083.

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: Kennedy, John Pendleton, 1795-1870. Swallow barn | Slaves--Georgia | Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century | Fruit trees | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | Georgia | 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 2, folder 7, document jhl0083.
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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