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Title: Letter, February 8, 1865 (In Which Fabius H. Busbee States that He is Enclosing an Autograph of Andrew Jackson and Robert E. Lee and that He is Having the Autograph of Jefferson Davis Sent Later) : Electronic Edition.
Author: Busbee, Fabius H.
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, 2007
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Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2007
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2007-05-31, Caitlin R. Donnelly finished TEI/XML encoding.
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Title of collection: Records of the Philanthropic Society (#40166), University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Letter, February 8, 1865 (In Which Fabius H. Busbee States that He is Enclosing an Autograph of Andrew Jackson and Robert E. Lee and that He is Having the Autograph of Jefferson Davis Sent Later)
Author: Fab. H. Busbee
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Note: Call number 40166 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Letter, February 8, 1865 (In Which Fabius H. Busbee States that He is Enclosing an Autograph of Andrew Jackson and Robert E. Lee and that He is Having the Autograph of Jefferson Davis Sent Later)
Busbee, Fabius H.



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Raleigh. Feb'y. 8th 1865.

Com. of Correspondence,

Gentlemen,

To show that the welfare and interests of our Society are still of the highest importance to me, I herewith transmit the autographs of President Andrew Jackson and Gen. Robt. E. Lee.
The former has been in possession of the family for some time — the latter I obtained on application to Gen. Lee. [unrecovered] have very much feared that the Society would be greatly demoralized on account of the paucity of students, but entertain the hope that as long as the University of North Carolina is in operation, so long will the Philanthropic Society be the exponent of "Virtue, Liberty and Science." I have applied to Pres. Davis for his signature, which, if he sends, I will forward to the Society.
The idea of sending the autographs was suggested to me on seeing the letter of Ben. Franklin in the Dialectic Library. Hoping that success and harmony may ever attend our noble Society,

I am respectfully yours

Fab. H. Busbee

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