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Collection Number: 04762-z

Collection Title: William E. Rector Papers, 1840-1866

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Size (1 folder). feet of linear shelf space (approximately 11 items)
Abstract Letters, 1840-1865, chiefly to William E. Rector of Cedar Hill, Spartanburg, and Williamston, S.C. Correspondents are mainly family members, and topics discussed concern mostly domestic matters. Two letters, dated 12 April 1864 and 2 March 1865, mention the Civil War.
Creator Rector, William E.
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 William E. Rector papers #4762-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from Doug Mattox in July 1995 (Acc. 95089).
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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Family letters, chiefly to William E. Rector. The earliest letter and one of the undated letters do not mention Rector.

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