Letter: [Marion, Alabama] to Callie [King, Athens], Georgia, 1853 Feb. 15

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Creator:King, Porter, 1824-1890
Title:Letter: [Marion, Alabama] to Callie [King, Athens], Georgia, 1853 Feb. 15
Description:

Porter King, lawyer, future judge and Perry County representative to the Alabama legislature, writes a letter dated February 15, 1853 to his wife Callie King and informs her that he thinks that some of his mail has gotten lost. He describes what he planted in the garden as well as other tasks he has performed on the farm, and he talks about dining with the Walthalls and Mrs. Perkins. King also expresses his deep love for Callie, saying that he cannot wait to see her again. He asks about their infant son Paul and Callie's maid, Sarah.

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: jhl0049

Types:Love letters | Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Marriage--Southern States | Domestic life | Plantation life | Alabama--Social life and customs--19th century | Love-letters | King, Edwin Paul | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434 | 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 49, document jhl0049.

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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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