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

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

Undated letter (possibly 1855) 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 life in Ahtnes. Cobb discusses the illness of the family in addition to relating the news of family and friends and telling of miscellaneous domestic happenings. She mentions [Robert?] Toombs and an unpleasantness at the college and wishes her sister and family a happy Christmas.

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century | Lumpkin family | University of Georgia | Domestic life | Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885 | 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
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 26, document jhl0026.

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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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