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William R. Lane Paper, 1864

Manuscript Collection #47

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Title: William R. Lane Paper
Creator: Lane, William R.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
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)

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Accessions Information

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

Preferred Citation

William R. Lane Paper (#47), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Processing Information

  • Processed by D. Lennon, May 1968

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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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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Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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