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12835
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Removed from Richmond, Virginia on 02 April 1865 and valued at nearly $13 million dollars, the Confederacy's, \"last treasure,\" was dispatched with Captain William H. Parker, C.S.N., and approximately sixty naval cadets for safe keeping. Packed into boxes, crates, and canvas sacks, the \"last treasure\", moved from Washington to Georgia, via a multitude of stops, concluding in Abbeville, under the protection of the escort for President Jefferson Davies.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 28 Issue 17, Jan 1961, p9, 39, il
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12836
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Two small log buildings, located on the outskirts of Durham, mark the scene of General Joseph E. Johnston's surrender to General Sherman. The houses, historically known as the Last Confederate in the Field, will be restored as authentic structures, known as Bennett Place or Bennett House.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 28 Issue 17, Jan 1961, p12, 19, il
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12838
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Appointed governor of the northern part of the province of Carolina in 1689, Philip Ludwell, native of Somerset, served through 1691, prior to returning to England in 1700. Recognizer of the Great Deed of Grant, Ludwell allowed Albemarle colonists to hold their land on the same basis as the colonists of Virginia. Ludwell's actions annoyed the Lords Proprietors of England, who, in response, forced Ludwell's removal in 1691.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 28 Issue 17, Jan 1961, p17
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12837
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Seventy-five years ago, James Sprunt, author of Chronicles of the Cape Fear, made a boat trip down the river from Wilmington, recording information for his book, Tales of the Cape Fear. Contained in the article are excerpts from this book, describing points of interest as they appeared during that period.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 28 Issue 17, Jan 1961, p13-15
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12834
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The population counts for North Carolina's one hundred counties, for the year 1960, are provided in the form of a list.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 28 Issue 17, Jan 1961, p8
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12839
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The worst flood ever to strike the mountain country of the Tar Heel state, the great flood of 1916 claimed some eighty lives and damaged approximately $22 million dollars worth of property.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 28 Issue 17, Jan 1961, p19-21, il
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