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Title: Circular Requesting Subscriptions for the Completion of South Building, July 25, 1803: Electronic Edition.
Author: University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees
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
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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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2006-02-03, Brian Dietz finished TEI/XML encoding.
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Title of collection: Collection of Haywood Family Papers (#1290), Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Circular Requesting Subscriptions for the Completion of South Building, July 25, 1803
Author: [University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees]
Description: 2 pages, 2 page images
Note: Call number 1290 (Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Circular Requesting Subscriptions for the Completion of South Building , July 25, 1803
University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees



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University of North-Carolina.
FROM an unforseen failure of the funds set apart for that purpose, all progress in the principal Building of the UNIVERSITY OF NORTH-CAROLINA, some time since commenced has now unfortunately, and of neccesity ceased; while its half-finished and unprotected walls go daily to decay, and fall into ruin. We, the Subscribers therefore Inhabitants of the State aforefaid, impressed with the full persuasion and belief, that the duration, freedom and happiness of the Government under which we live, and which we hope to hand down unimpaired to our Children, essentially depend on a general diffusion of Learning and Science among the People, have agreed to contribute, and hereby do give, as Patriots acting under the impressions above stated, the sums set opposite our names respectively, to be applied, without delay, towards finishing the Building dedicated to Learning and to Science under the Constitutional Authority of the State.
The Trustees of the University, willing to distinguish the Patrons of the Institution, have resolved, that all the names of the Donors, with the respective sums given, however small, shall be enrolled in a Register, to be provided for that purpose.
Names of Donors. Counties in which they reside. Sums given.



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Sir,

In compliance with the wishes of the Trustees of the University of North Carolina, I have to request your attention to the preceding Subscription, which you will please to return to me by some one of the Members of the General Assembly from your County, when they shall meet here in November next; together with such Sum of Money as you may be enabled to collect thereon. It will be underfooted by you, that each Subscriber pays the Cash at the time of subscribing, and that any sum, however small, will be received.
Raleigh, July 25, 1803.