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for The North Carolina Booklet Vol. 14 Issue 3, January 1915
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The the westward expansion of America was aided by two one-time residents of North Carolina: Daniel Boone and Richard Henderson. Though they differed in background and origins, the two became acquainted as early settlers of Rowan County. Their combined and related efforts helped open areas west of the mountains to settlement.
Simeon E. Baldwin, Governor of Connecticut, presented the commencement address at Wake Forest College on May 21, 1914. His speech surveyed the influence of North Carolina on the development of the Declaration of Independence, the the United States Constitution, and the election process.
In addition to his encouragement of exploration, Sir Walter Raleigh supported the literature of his age as both a poet and a patron of literature. Several of his poems were addressed to Queen Elizabeth.
This biographical sketch of North Carolina Booklet contributor Dr. Archibald Henderson highlights his literary criticism as well as his service towards the preservation of North Carolina history.