Letter: Sparta, [Georgia] to Callie [King], 1852 Sept. 28

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Creator:Bird, Sallie, 1828-1910
Title:Letter: Sparta, [Georgia] to Callie [King], 1852 Sept. 28
Description:

Letter from Sallie (Baxter) Bird, wife of Hancock County plantation-owner Edgeworth Bird, to Callie King, daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin and wife of Porter King, dated September 28, 1852 about her two-month-long trip to New York. During her trip, she visited Athens, Ga. and saw members of the Cobb family, but was unable to see the Lumpkin family. Sallie also touches on affairs at Granite Farm, her husband's plantation, her uncle Leroy's illness, and news of others in their social circle.

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.

Local identification number: jhl0006

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Georgia--Social life and customs--19th century | Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century | Women--Georgia | Plantation life | Bird, Sallie, 1828-1910--Voyages | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | United States, Georgia, Clarke County, Athens, 33.960948, -83.3779358
Collection:Joseph Henry Lumpkin Family Papers
Institution:Digital Library of Georgia
Contributors:Hargrett Library | Alexander Campbell King Law Library
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 6, document jhl0006.

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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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