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Lea describes for his brother the journey from Leasburg, NC, to Chapel Hill, NC, and reports on the death of student James N. Neal.
I sit down to write you a few lines in haste—I write with a
pencil, because I can write faster with it—On monday morning (as you
know) I left home about 8 o,clock, I drove very pert. I got a little sprinkled
troublesome load—Every body must not know this—I reached
I stoped I concluded to stop at
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7. On September 10, 1832, the members of the
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