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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 92 Issue 4, October 2015
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Between the end of royal government and the creation of the Provincial Congress of North Carolina, local committees of safety assumed roles of provisional governance. When other locals disagreed with or criticized the actions taken by the new committees, serious consequences could occur. One example is provided by the response taken in New Hanover County by the Wilmington Safety Committee to the so-called “Musquetoe,” a scandalous set of hand-drawn and privately circulated caricatures of members of safety committees in the Lower Cape Fear.
When Frederick Law Olmsted went to meticulous lengths when designing the grounds for the Biltmore estate. This included everything from the placement of plants, structures, and roads to the kinds of flora that would be planted and the negotiations to get everything the way he pictured it.