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The numerous sounds, rivers and creeks of North Carolina's coastal plain, although shallow and dangerous for large ocean-going vessels, were well suited for small craft and were great channels of commerce and trade before the installation of railroads. This article looks at changes in the inland waterways during this period as well as use for waterways, the kinds of vessels found on the waterways and difficulties in navigation.
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A look at the background, the politics and at other positions taken by Supreme Court Justice James Iredell to provide context to, and some explanation for, his dissenting opinion in the case Chisholm v. Georgia. Justice Iredell was a member of the first supreme court of the United States and was appointed by President George Washington in 1790. In Chisholm v. Georgia (1793), Iredell as the lone dissenter supported the position of law that would preclude suits by citizens of one state against another state, a result that was ultimately accomplished through the adoption of the Eleventh Amendment.
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A reprint of the travel journal of the Rev. Charles A. Van Vleck documenting travel from Salem, NC to Bethlehem, PA in October 1826. Van Vleck was the pastor of Moravian congregation of Bethania, NC from 1822-1826 and held various other positions within the faith during his life.
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