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Collection Number: 01691

Collection Title: Leander Hughes Letters, 1823-1824

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Abstract Leander Hughes of Patrick County, Va., attended the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1823-1824. The collection consists of two letters, 1823 and 1824, from Leander Hughes while he was a student at the University of North Carolina to his father, John Hughes, at Penns Store, Patrick County, Va., and a circular letter that includes a student report, 1823, from Joseph Caldwell to John Hughes. The letters tell of Leander Hughes's experiences and various campus occurrences, including a physical attack on professors by students.
Creator Hughes, Leander, fl. 1823-1824.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Leander Hughes Letters #1691-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Type transcriptions available.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from Miss Marion Green.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Leander Hughes of Patrick County, Va., attended the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1823-1824.

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The collection consists of two letters, 1823 and 1824, from Leander Hughes while he was a student at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., to his father, John Hughes, at Penns Store, Patrick County, Va., and a circular letter that includes a student report, 1823, from Joseph Caldwell to John Hughes. The letters tell of Leander Hughes's experiences and various campus occurrences, including a physical attack on professors by students.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Manuscripts Department Staff, March 1950

Encoded by: Mara Dabrishus, May 2005

Funding from the State Library of North Carolina supported the encoding of this finding aid.

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