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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 7 Issue 1, Jan 1930
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This article reprints a series of pamphlets concerning textbooks prepared in German for recent immigrants to the state. The author, Charles Krummel, translates the three pamphlets, \"Text Books for the Youth of North Carolina Outlined by a Society of Helmstaedt Professors\" printed in 1787 and 1788.
The Moravian settlement in Wachovia brought many advancements to the then \"untamed\" western portion of North Carolina during the colonial period. The first group of Moravian Brethren, fifteen men between the ages of 28-40, arrived in Wachovia on November 17, 1753. From this humble beginning, a larger Moravian community thrived - bringing schools, medicine, and churches to this otherwise unsettled part of the state.
The National Military Academy at West Point was founded in 1802 and in the period from its opening to the Civil War 67 cadets from North Carolina graduated and served in the army. Of these eight were born outside of the state but were residents when commissioned and an additional eight were born in North Carolina but commissioned while living outside of the state. Excluding those sixteen, the author examines the 59 commissioned officers born and bred within the state.
This installment includes reprints of three documents; \"The Williams Portrait of Washington\" by Samuel A. Ashe, information concerning a postman's horse, and some obituaries.