Governor Luther Hodges to Mrs. Inglis Fletcher, 06
One of the state’s celebrities who was asked to help with the celebration of Bath’s 250th anniversary was best-selling historical
novelist Inglis Fletcher, who lived in Edenton.
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
Luther H. Hodges
July 6, 1955
Mrs. Inglis Fletcher
Dear Mrs. Fletcher:
The 1955 General Assembly authorized the creation of a Commission to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Incorporation
of the Town of Bath. This Commission will develop plans for State participation in an appropriate celebration of this historic
I take pleasure in appointing you as a member of this Bath Commission and hope that you will be able to serve. Mr. Edmund
H. Harding of Washington is chairman of the Commission and will contact you with details about the first meeting of this group.
Luther Hodges [signature]
We need to move faster on this one than the 400th—don't we?
Mrs. H. sends her best!
||Special Collections, Joyner Library, East Carolina University
||Inglis Fletcher Papers, #21.13.d
||Inglis Fletcher Papers