Letter: [Marion, Alabama] to Callie King, 1856 Nov. 9

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Creator:King, Porter, 1824-1890
Title:Letter: [Marion, Alabama] to Callie King, 1856 Nov. 9
Description:

From Marion, Alabama, Porter King, lawyer, future judge and Perry County representative to the Alabama legislature, writes a letter dated November 9, 1856, to his wife Callie King, daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin in which he tells her he soon hopes to visit her and their son. He informs her of travels of family, neighbors and friends to the Montgomery Fair. He discusses his own plans to travel to the Dallas Court the following week. He gives his wife news of his father's family and also mentions the Goree family. King touches on the current political situation and states that he thinks abolitionism will die out.

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: jhl0070

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Goree family | Antislavery movements--United States | Fairs--Alabama | Lawyers--Alabama | United States--Politics and government--1853-1857 | King, Edwin Davis | King, Joseph Henry--Health | King, Callie, 1826-1905 | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891 | 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 70, document jhl0070.

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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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