3

OverviewTranscribeVersionsHelp

Facsimile

Transcription

I am resolved, with the help
of God, that this thing shall be
felt by the Church & the State.
I am sure that the tone of the
address of Otey our {illegible} &
orator on the occasion of the
organization will satisfy you, &
all {illegible} {illegible: country?} {illegible: runs? now?} {illegible: very?} thoroughly. I will send you a copy on its
appearance. Your No.Car. people
Dr. Warren & Rev. Mr. Curtis were
highly pleased. All the dioceses were
represented & we had a glorious
time.

I understand Paul Cameron
is afraid it will injure Chapel
Hill. I am afraid Paul is more
concerned at the prospect of
an injury to his pocket. But we
shall give all these good gentle-
men who are accustomed to
indulge in gab about the{underlined} South{underlined}
a chance to show their hands. We shall
see what they mean when

Notes and Questions

Please sign in to write a note for this page

Lane Oliver

Second paragraph, first line: It is possible this refers to Paul Cameron. According to THE CAROLINA STORY: A Virtual Museum of University History (museum.unc.edu): "University trustee Paul Cameron was North Carolina's largest slaveholder in 1860 and one of the wealthiest men in the South. He owned 12,675 acres of land and 470 slaves in Orange County and more plantations in Alabama and Mississippi. Cameron was a political ally of President David Swain, who contributed funds to reopen the university after the Civil War and then to construct Memorial Hall. A street named for him runs through the central historic campus."