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This is a collection guide. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division,
J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our
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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.
March 18, 1968, 1 item; Letter from William R. Lane to W. T. Dortch. Transferred from the J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
William R. Lane Paper (#47), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by D. Lennon, May 1968
Encoded by Apex Data Services
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