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Title: Letter from Leonard Henderson to his father, Archibald Henderson, February 1860 : Electronic Edition.
Author: Henderson, Leonard
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
Text transcribed by Bari Helms
Images scanned by Caitlin R. Donnelly
Text encoded by Caitlin R. Donnelly
First Edition, 2007
Size of electronic edition: ca. 12K
Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2007
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The electronic edition is a part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill digital library, Documenting the American South.
Languages used in the text: English
Revision history:
2007-05-16, Caitlin R. Donnelly finished TEI/XML encoding.
Source(s):
Title of collection: John Steele Henderson Papers (#327), Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Letter from Leonard Henderson to his father, Archibald Henderson, February 1860
Author: L. A. Henderson
Description: 2 pages, 2 page images
Note: Call number 327 (Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Letter from Leonard Henderson to his father, Archibald Henderson, February 1860
Henderson, Leonard



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Chapel Hill Feb 1860

Dear Father

I received the letter written by Mother in your name some time since stating that she was going to Charleston though I suppose you have got back by this time I hope the trip has improved your health and also that Mother enjoyed herself. Chapel Hill is dull and the course altogether monotonous. I wish you would permit me to leave College. I know while I am writing what your answer will be nevertheless I think that I ought to let you know that I am not doing

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any thing this session I hope Sir in your reply you will not be harsh for I considered it my duty to do as I have

Your affectionate son

L A Henderson