Letter: Athens, [Georgia] to Callie [King, 1852 or 1853?]

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Creator:Cobb, Marion, 1822-1897
Title:Letter: Athens, [Georgia] to Callie [King, 1852 or 1853?]
Description:

Undated letter probably from 1852 or 1853? from Marion Lumpkin Cobb, wife of Thomas Read Rootes Cobb and daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin, to Callie King, wife of Porter King and Marion's sister, about events in Athens during her husband's and father's absence. She provides news of mutual friends, and, in particular, discusses women's fashions. She focuses also on her brother James's plans and mentions the Billups, Cobb, and Erwin families.

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: jhl0024

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century | Lumpkin family | Erwin family | Billups family | Cobb family | Domestic life | Clothing and dress--New York (State)--History--19th century | Women--Southern States--Health and hygiene | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | United States, New York, 42.739768, -75.813812 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434 | 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 24, document jhl0024.

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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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