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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 51 Issue 2, Apr 1974
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This article discusses the history of printing in North Carolina beginning with the first public printer in 1749 through the many newspapers and editors of the 20th century. Despite being one of the last of the original colonies to get a printing press, the history of newspapers in North Carolina is an exciting one as told through the stories of many local papers and their editors.
This article discusses the Carolinian concern for humility, which the author finds to be a product of the past. The author cites a 1904 report on the greatness of the state that has produced three Presidents of the United States. He also lists the many historical achievements of the state and boasts that no state can compare when it comes to commanding the loyalty of its citizens, either individual or corporate.
North Carolina author Peirson Ricks of Winston-Salem tragically committed suicide in April 1950. The author of three short stories, two hardcover books, and a book review, Ricks was discouraged by the failure of his novel 'The Hunter's Horn' and took his own life.
Between 1762 and 1900, Northampton County, North Carolina was well known the horses it produced for breeding and for sport. The established breeding families of the area were able to recite with pride the pedigrees of their prized horses.