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A reprint of the surviving documents of the Ninepenny Whist Club, a private social organization founded by 13 men in Wilmington in 1801 to eat, drink, and be merry. The documents that survive from the group consist of election results (from a group presidential election, a constitution, resolutions, several addresses and responses, and the transcript of a mock trial - all providing a glimpse of club life and on social life in Wilmington in the early 19th century.
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21396
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A look at the active role played by The Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1936 election in North Carolina. The WPA directed patronage and relief moneys to benefit candidates it supported in the Democratic primary for the US Senate seat, the Democratic gubernatorial primary, and the regular elections in the 9th congressional district, and support was contended for by several factions within the party.
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21392
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An examination of the role of the constable, the lowest position on the peace keeping hierarchy in the colony, along with the establishment, organization, and duties of the constabulary office in Colonial North Carolina.