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Title: Student Letter to David L. Swain About His Leaving the University, June 6, 1868: Electronic Edition.
Author: Pearson, William S. (William Simpson), 1849-1920
Author: Means, Paul Barringer, 1845-1911
Author: McNeill, Thomas A.
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
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First Edition, 2005
Size of electronic edition: ca. 7K
Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2005
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Languages used in the text: English
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2005-07-18, Risa Mulligan 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: Student Letter to David L. Swain About His Leaving the University, June 6, 1868
Author: William S. Pearson
Author: Paul B. Means
Author: Thomas A. McNeill
Description: 1 page, 1 page image
Note: Call number 40005 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Student Letter to David L. Swain About His Leaving the University, June 6, 1868
Pearson, William S. (William Simpson), 1849-1920
Means, Paul Barringer, 1845-1911
McNeill, Thomas A.



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Chapel Hill North Carolina
June the 6th 1868

Hon. D. L. Swain

Dear Sir & Instructor

The undersigned in behalf of the Senior Class of 1868 desire to present you the Dressing Case, which accompanies this, as a mark of the high esteem, which each & all of us feel towards your honored self. The peculiar circumstances, which have characterized the connection between you & us as instructor & pupils lead us to believe that our future course of life will be watched by you with more than ordinary interest & anxiety.
You have been a father to each & every one of us during our entire college life & we wish at this its close to add the unqualified testimonial of what may be your last Senior Class to your unchanging worth as President of the University, as Professor of International & Constitutional Law & as a Christian gentleman.

Lovingly your friends & pupils

Com { William S. Pearson

Paul B. Means

Thomas A. McNeill