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Title Letter from Heriot Clarkson to Francis O. Clarkson
Date November 19, 1938
Description Quotes letter from Heriot's brother, William Clarkson, Sr., saying that Francis did well in his response to Charles Ross in the News and Observer. Heriot closes by saying "we Scotch may quarrel among ourselves but we will not allow anybody else to mistreat us." A handwritten note at the end says "you made a great witness."
Commentary William Clarkson may have been referring to Francis Clarkson's "Little Switzerland Again" article.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Individual Heriot Clarkson
Tags Clarkson, Francis O.
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
Public opinion
Credit Francis O. Clarkson Papers, #3275, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.