Letter: Athens, [Georgia] to Callie [King], 1852 Apr. 16

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Creator:Cobb, Marion, 1822-1897
Title:Letter: Athens, [Georgia] to Callie [King], 1852 Apr. 16
Description:

Letter dated April 16 1852 from Marion Lumpkin Cobb, wife of Thomas Reade Roots Cobb and daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin, to Callie King, wife of Porter King and Marion's sister, written upon her return from a trip with her father to Charleston to purchase furniture. She describes her purchases which also included some clothing and the people she visited with there. Upon her return, the family went to see a minstrel show. Marion also provides news of a small pox outbreak in the town.

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: jhl0016

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Charleston (S.C.)--Social life and customs--19th century | House furnishings | Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century | Domestic life | Minstrel shows--Georgia--Athens | Smallpox--Georgia--Athens | Cobb, Marion, 1822-1897--Journeys--South Carolina--Charleston | Lumpkin, Joseph Henry, 1799-1867--Journeys--South Carolina--Charleston | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | United States, South Carolina, Charleston County, Charleston, 32.7765656, -79.9309216 | 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 16, document jhl0016.

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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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