William R. Lane Paper

Manuscript Collection #47
Lane, William R.
Physical description
0.121 Cubic Feet, 1 item, a letter (2 pages)
Preferred Citation
William R. Lane Paper (#47), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Papers (1864) from William R. Lane to W. T. Dortch relating to tax collections during the Civil War. 1 item.

Scope and arrangement

The letter from William R. Lane was written to W. T. Dortch from the War Tax Office, Goldsboro, N.C., on December 16, 1864. It appeals for action in the Confederate Senate on an amendment to increase the local tax collector's staff by the addition of a deputy collector. William T. Dortch was a senator from North Carolina to the Confederate Congress. Prior to his senate position, he had served as Speaker of the Confederate House of Representatives.

Administrative information
Custodial History

March 18, 1968, 1 item; Letter from William R. Lane to W. T. Dortch. Transferred from the J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University.

Processing information

Processed by D. Lennon, May 1968

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Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Key terms
Personal Names
Dortch, Wm. T. (William T.), 1824-1889--Correspondence
Lane, William R.--Correspondence
Taxation--Confederate States of America