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Title: Letter from William Percival to William A. Graham, September 5, 1859: Electronic Edition.
Author: Percival, William
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
Text transcribed by Bari Helms
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First Edition, 2005
Size of electronic edition: ca. 8K
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
Revision history:
2005-07-22, Brian Dietz finished TEI/XML encoding.
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Title of collection: William A. Graham Papers (#285), Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Letter from William Percival to William A. Graham, September 5, 1859
Author: Wm. Percival
Description: 2 pages, 2 page images
Note: Call number 285 (Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Letter from William Percival to William A. Graham , September 5, 1859
Percival, William



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Raleigh Septr 5th '59.

Hon W. A Graham

Dear sir,

Since I last saw you we lost no time in carrying out in part the resolutions adopted by Committee. One of the few Contractors is here and I propose going down with him on next Wednsday and locate all the works.
Something was said about lamps in the grounds. Would they not be likely to be broken by the Students I would however like to have your views & Mr. Camerons as regards the location for I like to have no alternatives after a matured

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plan is adopted.
I have written regarding the Hot Water furnaces and expect definite replies daily.

With respt.
Yours very oby.

Wm. Percival



I write by this mail to Gov Swain stating I will be in chapel Hill next Wednsday.

W.P.