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19951
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This article is the second installment of a reprint of letters from North Carolinians to James K. Polk written between January 12, 1834 and December 19, 1837. The letters presented here are from Walter F. Leak, William J. Alexander, R. H. Mosby, Thomas Watson, David T. Caldwell, James A. Craig, Samuel King, David T. Caldwell, Hugh Waddell, Elizabeth Nunn, Benton Utley, Leonidas Polk, William Polk, Thomas G. Polk, Franklin L. Smith, William M. Green, William H. Haywood, Jr., and Henry W. Connor.
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19948
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This is the first article in a series on Revolutionary period economic conditions in North Carolina. This installment focuses on landholding, taxes, assessments, and related legislation. The article includes reprints of period tax and property forms, as well as tables logging various kinds of tax and landowner data.
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19950
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This article is the last of a two-part examination of the development of the plank road system in antebellum North Carolina continues from the article published in January 1939, Vol. 16(1), pp. 1-22. This installment provides information on design, logistics, challenges and construction of the plank road system in the state.
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19949
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This article looks at the economic implications of sectionalism in antebellum North Carolina, specifically in the conflicts between the East and the West. The article includes some tables that demonstrate economic data for farming, slaveholding, manufacturing, and wealth distribution by region.
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