William R. Lane Paper, 1864

Manuscript Collection #47

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: William R. Lane Paper
    Creator: Lane, William R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: 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)
  • Description

    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
    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.

    Acquisition Information

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    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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