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6 August 1864: “So such as one it would seem no less the interest than the duty of the state to extend the means of subsistence”

Item Description: Letter from James Farrow to James Tupper.  Writing on the behalf of Col. Jones, he requests that wages of agents of the Agency of South Carolina be increased so they could afford lodging, clothing, and food.  At the … Continue reading

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13 December 1862: “…ought not this provision to be made, looking forward to the possibility that the Abolitionists may get possession of our Capitol?”

Item description: Letter, 13 December 1862, from Judge Robert Reed Heath, Raleigh, N.C., to William A. Graham. In the letter, Heath discusses, at length, the matter of judges’ salaries and also gives his opinion that the North Carolina Legislature ought … Continue reading

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