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for Carolina Comments Vol. 35 Issue 5, Sept 1987
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Seventeen aldermen and one mayor were responsible for Raleigh's government in 1880. These men dealt with the problems of a growing city because Raleigh's population had doubled during the post-Civil War Reconstruction years. The men were elected from Raleigh's different wards and addressed problems of sanitation, organizing police and firemen, and improving city streets.