Letter: Montgomery, [Alabama] to Callie Lumpkin [King], Athens, [Georgia], 1852 Jan. 29

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Creator:King, Porter, 1824-1890
Title:Letter: Montgomery, [Alabama] to Callie Lumpkin [King], Athens, [Georgia], 1852 Jan. 29
Description:

Letter dated January 29, 1852 from Porter King, lawyer, future judge and Perry County representative to the Alabama legislature, to his fiancée Callie Lumpkin, daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin. King writes about the grief of his sister Sarah Goree at the loss of her husband [John R.] Goree. He also writes that 20 or 30 people came to Selma to carry the body back to Marion, [Alabama] for burial. King expresses his love for her and longs to see her as soon as the legislative session ends, at which time he plans to ask for Lumpkin's parents' permission to marry her. He also asks if Lumpkin will receive a black trunk that General King lost and keep it awhile in Athens, Georgia.

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: jhl0044

Types:Love letters | Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:King family | Bereavement | Legislators--Alabama | Alabama--Social life and customs--19th century | Love-letters | Goree, John R., 1811-1852--Death and burial | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | United States, Alabama, 32.318231, -86.902298
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 44, document jhl0044.

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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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