Letter: Athens, [Georgia] to Callie [King], 1856 Mar. 17

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Creator:Bird, Sallie, 1828-1910
Title:Letter: Athens, [Georgia] to Callie [King], 1856 Mar. 17
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 March 17, 1856 about her and her sister's return to Athens because of their mother's illness. While there, Sallie visits with the Cobb family, Margaret Cantey McDowell Venable, the wife of new University of Georgia professor, Charles S. Venable, and other Athens friends and has dinner with Alonzo Church, president of University of Georgia. She gives news of her husband and their two-year old daughter.

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: jhl0008

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Women--Health and hygiene | Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century | Women--Georgia | Cobb family | Church, Alonzo, 1793-1862 | Venable, Margaret | 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 8, document jhl0008.

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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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