Letter: to Callie [King, 1855] Oct. 11

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Creator:King, Porter, 1824-1890
Title:Letter: to Callie [King, 1855] Oct. 11
Description:

Porter King, lawyer, future judge and Perry County representative to the Alabama legislature, writes a letter dated October 11, 1855 to his wife Callie King, daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin. King informs Callie that he has just returned from the Canebrake and is feeling better than he was the last time he wrote her. He misses both her and their son Paul. Additionally, King tells her that Booker, their slave, is not feeling well.

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: jhl0058

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Domestic life | Plantation life | Slaves--Health and hygiene | Alabama--Social life and customs--19th century | 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 58, document jhl0058.

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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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