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Title: Letter from Samuel Ashe to Richard Bennehan, July 13, 1796: Electronic Edition.
Author: Ashe, Samuel, 1725-1813
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
Text transcribed by Caitlin R. Donnelly
Images scanned by Caitlin R. Donnelly
Text encoded by Stephanie Adamson
First Edition, 2006
Size of electronic edition: ca. 20K
Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2006
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The electronic edition is a part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill digital library, Documenting the American South.
Languages used in the text: English
Revision history:
2006-12-20, Stephanie Adamson finished TEI/XML encoding.
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Title of collection: Cameron Family Papers (#133), Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Letter from Samuel Ashe to Richard Bennehan, July 13, 1796
Author: Saml Ashe
Description: 4 pages, 5 page images
Note: Call number 133 (Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Letter from Samuel Ashe to Richard Bennehan, July 13, 1796
Ashe, Samuel, 1725-1813



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To Richard Bennehan Esqr.

Sir,

In conformity to a Resolution of the Trustees of the University of North Carolina this day made & entered into, I herewith transmit you the enclosed: and am with much Respect

Your Obt Servt.

Saml Ashe

July 13th 1796


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North Carolina
In the Board of the Trustees July 13th. 1796
Richard Bennehan Esquire, of the County of Orange in the said State, having this day presented to the Trustees for the Use of the Students of the University of North Carolina Thirty two Volumes of well bound and well chosen Books; Resolved that the Trustees do thankfully accept them, and that the President of the Board be requested to inform Mr. Bennehan that they have a due sense of the worth of such his valuable donation and that they will cause mention thereof to be made in the Book kept for that purpose.

Saml Ashe Prest


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48/. Gold Smith history of the Earth &
animated nature 8 Volumes
£2.5—
25/ Smellies Philosophy of Natural history "..11—
7/6 Lee’s introduction to Botany "..7—
Kames Gentleman Farmer "..6-6
Churchills collection of Voyages & Travels 1..10—
37/6 Coxs Travels, in Poland, Russia &c 1..10—
14/. Moores View of Society &c in Italy "..13—
12/. Ditto. Do. .France, Switzerland ditto "..11—
21/. Smiths wealth of Nations "..19..6
7/. Fergusons Essay on Civil Society "..5—
8/. De. Lolme on the constitution of England "7—
28/ Kames sketches of the History of man 1..6—
11/8 Shaftsburys Charactteristicks "16—
6/. Algorettis letters military & Potical "5—
11"12"—
The above Books to be all octavo Editions, neatly but plainly Bound without gilding & London or Edenburough Editions

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List of books
Ordered for the use
of the University


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