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6 results for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 42 Issue 4, Oct 1965
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20941
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This article looks at the provincial tax structure of colonial North Carolina while under the governance of colonial Governors Dobbs and Tryon. Characterized as inequitable, maladministered, inefficient, and plagued by corruption, the tax structure depended highly on the poll tax and imported liquor duties for provincial tax revenue. Details on how taxes were collected, accounted for, and disbursed as well as the common abuses are included.
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20939
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This essay written by Dr. Louis Wilson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill librarian from 1901 to 1932, describes the negotiations that led to the acquisition of the Stephen B. Weeks Collection of Caroliniana, consisting of nearly 10,000 volumes. Purchased by the University in 1918, the collection formed the nucleus of what was to become the North Carolina Collection in the Louis Round Wilson Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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20937
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This article examines services offered by Baptist parishes to aide their African American parishioners during reconstruction. Attention is given to social relations between white and African American parishioners, as well as to issues surrounding religious education, missions, congregational segregation, white superiority and bigotry, and African American ministers and churches.
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This article examines the history of the Panacea Mineral Springs and Spa near Littleton, NC, a popular resort destination in the 19th and early 20th century. Details on the settlement of the area, the founding of the resort, common entertainments, and of the Panacea Springs Hotel are included.
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This biographical essay examines the life and career of historian and bibliographer Stephen Beauregard Weeks and his legacy as North Carolina's first historian trained in modern methodology who was dependent upon his specialty for his livelihood.
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This article details the historiography, the trends in historical thought and interpretation, of the life and presidency of James K. Polk.
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