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Letter from WILLIAM GOODHUE SHAW to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated March 11, 1857.

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Title: Letter from WILLIAM GOODHUE SHAW to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated March 11, 1857.

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  • Shaw, William Goodhue

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  • Marsh, George Perkins, 1801-1882

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Letter from WILLIAM GOODHUE SHAW to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated March 11, 1857., 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/wgsgpm570311 (accessed August 20, 2014)

Letter from WILLIAM GOODHUE SHAW to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated March 11, 1857.

Transcribed by : Ellen Thomson and Ralph H. Orth

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


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State of Vermont--Executive Department
Burlington March 11th 1857



Sir,

I am directed by His Excellency, Gov Fletcher, to Communicate to you the information, you have been appointed one of the Committee of three, to prepare a plan according to which the rebuilding, repairs and improvements of the State House are to be made, as provided for by an Act of the General Assembly of this State, entitled "An Act providing for rebuilding the State House" approved Feby 27th 1857 --

The Governor has appointed, as your Associates on said Committee, Hon. Erastus Fairbanks of St Johnsbury, and Hon John Porter of Hartford.

The appointment of Superintending Commissioner, provided for by the third section of said Act, has been conferred upon Hon Thomas E. Powers of Woodstock.

I am Sir, with great respect

Your obedient servant,

Wm G. Shaw Secy of Civil and Military Affairs Hon Geo. P. Marsh Burlington Vermont

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