Letter: [Athens, Georgia] to Callie King, [1855]

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Creator:Cobb, Marion, 1822-1897
Title:Letter: [Athens, Georgia] to Callie King, [1855]
Description:

Undated letter (probably from 1855) 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 about illness in the Cobb and Lumpkin families. Her husband's father, Colonel John Addison Cobb, is dying, and they go to be with him during his last moments. Marion Lumpkin Cobb also mentions the increased of prices for buying slaves, the growing commerce in town, and details the news of friends and family.

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: jhl0025

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Lumpkin family | Cobb family | Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century | Domestic life | Athens (Ga.)--Commerce | Slave trade--Georgia--Athens | Cobb, John Addison, 1783-1855--Death and burial | 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 25, document jhl0025.

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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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