A Letter From Chapel Hill, NC

Senator Sam Ervin’s Response Letter

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February 27, 1964
Mrs. C. Carroll Hollis
1012 Highland Woods
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Dear Mrs. Hollis,

This is to acknowledge receipt of your letter of February 24 which I have read with much interest.

I very much appreciate the expression of your views on the matter of the pending civil rights proposals. However, I do not feel that I can in good conscience support this legislation. This is true for reasons stated by me on the Floor of the Senate and in a recent article published in the North Carolina Law Review. I am enclosing copies of such statements and ask that you accept them as an answer to your letter.

With all kind wishes, I am

Sincerely yours,

Sam J. Ervin, Jr.

 

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