Letter: [Marion, Alabama] to Callie [King, Athens, Georgia], 1855 Oct. 12

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Creator:King, Porter, 1824-1890
Title:Letter: [Marion, Alabama] to Callie [King, Athens, Georgia], 1855 Oct. 12
Description:

From Marion Alabama, Porter King, lawyer, future judge and Perry County representative to the Alabama legislature, writes a letter dated October 12, 1855 to his wife Callie King, daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin, who is in Athens, Georgia. In it, King tells his wife he is excited over their upcoming reunion and also very anxious to see their infant son. King, as he informs his wife, has made some modifications at home. He had Callie's room painted and had a pebble walk installed in their yard. He also tells Callie that everyone there misses her. Along with other local news, Rufus Reid, King reports, is headed to Selma to reunite with his wife.

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: jhl0059

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Domestic life | Dwellings--Maintenance and repair | Infants | Plantation life | 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 59, document jhl0059.

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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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