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16859
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In 1782 the Revolutionary government established a district court system which appointed a superior court in seven districts; Morgan, Edenton, Halifax, Wilmington, New Bern, Salisbury, and Hillsborough. These courts were responsible for judicial, political, military, and administrative matters. Dr. Phifer reviewed ten years of Morgan district court records and the raw data is presented here but analysis is missing because of his death.
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20353
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Although originally thought to be the home of notorious counterfeiters, Burke County became an important area in the development of a state banking system during the 1790s to 1850s.
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20770
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This article looks at the efforts made by medical practitioners in Burke County to combat disease during the antebellum period. Particular attention is given to practitioners of the healing arts, their various professional qualifications, the diseases they encountered, their economic status, and their relationship to the people that they served.
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20902
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This article looks at the discovery of gold in Burke County in 1828 that sparked a period of rapid industrialization, commercial activity, fiscal organization, and speculation in the region. Information on the development and infrastructure for gold mining in the area at this time is included.
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21048
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This article looks at the career of religious revivalist Baxter Franklin McLendon, also known as Cyclone Mack, in the evangelical revival movement during the latter half of the 19th-century.
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30541
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Survey of court records of the Morgan Superior Court District, NC from 1782-1792. The District of Morgan was a newly formed Superior Court District that was split from the District of Salisbury, to better service the Appalachian counties of Burke, Wilkes, Rutherford, Washington, Sullivan, and Lincoln.
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Carolina Comments (NoCar F 251 C38), Vol. 31 Issue 5, Sep 1983, p131-139, il, map Periodical Website
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30567
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The image of county histories is assessed through the examination of county history book reviews published in the Journal of American History and the Journal of Southern History. These single volume county histories are rarely satisfactory when reviewed by the professional historian.