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Title: Letter from Robert D. Osborne to [David L. Swain], March 16, 1862 : Electronic Edition.
Author: Osborne, Robert D.
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
Text transcribed by Bari Helms
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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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Languages used in the text: English
Revision history:
2007-05-30, Caitlin R. Donnelly finished TEI/XML encoding.
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Title of collection: University of North Carolina Papers (#40005), University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Letter from Robert D. Osborne to [David L. Swain], March 16, 1862
Author: R. D. Osborne
Description: 1 page, 2 page images
Note: Call number 40005 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Letter from Robert D. Osborne to [David L. Swain ], March 16, 1862
Osborne, Robert D.



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Chapel Hill March 16th 62

Ex-Governor.

Sir,

I, one of the managers for the ball to be given to the presen graduating class, have been appointed to write to the Trustees of the University for the purpose of equiring whether they wish the present Seignior class to have a ball, which we think doubtful on account of the distress of the Confederacy. Now I will just state that we believe it impossible for the present class to have a ball unless the Trustees contribute two or three hundred dollars as there are only about a hundred boys in college and not more than three fourths of that number are disposed to contribute freely. The present Seignior class of course will consider themselves slighted if we have no ball as they will be the only class that has graduated for a number years without the complimentary ball.

Yours respectfully

R. D. Osborne


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