Letter: [Alabama] to Callie [King, Athens, Georgia], 1853 Feb. 13

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Creator:King, Porter, 1824-1890
Title:Letter: [Alabama] to Callie [King, Athens, Georgia], 1853 Feb. 13
Description:

Porter King writes a letter from the canebrake to his wife Callie King who is in Athens, Georgia. Callie may be visiting her parents during her pregnancy. King writes about how much he misses her and expresses his desire to receive a letter from her. He discusses daily events, such as the state of their garden, his delight in not finding many rats at the demolition of the old smoke house, and their dog Cora's potential to be a good "ratter". King also discusses the current duties of their slaves.

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: jhl0048

Types:Love letters | Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Lumpkin family | Pregnancy | Slaves | Plantation life | Marriage--Southern States | Domestic life | Love-letters | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | United States, Georgia, Clarke County, Athens, 33.960948, -83.3779358 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
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 48, document jhl0048.

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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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