|Title:||William R. Lane Paper|
|Creator:||Lane, William R.|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Papers (1864) from William R. Lane to W. T. Dortch relating to tax collections during the Civil War. 1 item.|
|Extent:||0.121 Cubic feet, 1 item, a letter (2 pages)|
March 18, 1968, 1 item; Letter from William R. Lane to W. T. Dortch. Transferred from the J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University.
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William R. Lane Paper (#47), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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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.
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