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Letter from FREDERICK BILLINGS to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH and CHARLES PAINE, dated December 1, 1846.

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Title: Letter from FREDERICK BILLINGS to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH and CHARLES PAINE, dated December 1, 1846.

Author

  • Billings, Frederick

Recipient

  • Marsh, George Perkins, 1801-1882
  • Paine, Charles

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Extent: 1 letter

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Letter from FREDERICK BILLINGS to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH and CHARLES PAINE, dated December 1, 1846., Original located at the University of Vermont's Special Collections in the George Perkins Marsh Collection, filed by date., http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/fbgpm461201 (accessed October 23, 2014)

Letter from FREDERICK BILLINGS to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH and CHARLES PAINE, dated December 1, 1846.

Transcribed by : Ellen Thomson and Ralph H. Orth

TEI mark-up by : James P. Tranowski andEllen Thomson


Published by: University of Vermont. All rights reserved.

Publication Information

[Signature: "Horace Eaton" appears under state seal in upper left corner]
State of Vermont



To
Honorable George P. Marsh and Honorable Charles Paine.

Greeting.

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Whereas, the Legislature of Vermont at its annual session A. D. 1846. passed a resolution, as follows, to wit: "Resolved, that the Governor be requested to appoint some suitable person or persons, whose duty it shall be to correspond with the eminent sculptor Powers, a native of Vermont, now resident in Italy, to ascertain the terms upon which he will execute statues in marble of Ethan Allen and Thomas Chittenden, to be placed in the vacant niches in the lobby of the Capitol:"

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Now I do hereby appoint you to perform the duty mentioned in said resolution. You will at suitable times make report of your doings to me.

Given under my hand and the seal of said State the first day of December A. D. 1846.

By the Governor,

Frdk Billings Secretary.

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