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15104
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Over two hundred years ago, Duncan King, one of North Carolina's contributions to the then popular vocation of privateering, was roving the seas, sailing under the British flag and fighting for Great Britain. A native of Scotland, King chose North Carolina as his home and operated from there. Captain of a privateer, an officer under General Wolf at the Battle of Quebec, and a millionaire, King now lies buried in a forest in Columbus County.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 33, Jan 1941, p11, 22, f
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15102
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Timothy Bloodworth was born in New Hanover County in 1736. In his early life he was a cobbler by trade. He educated himself, and later in life became a schoolmaster and such an influential figure in the public life of New Hanover that he was a member of the second House of Commons which met after the establishment of the State. In 1789, Bloodworth found himself as a member of the State Senate, and his prominence held that he became a United States Senator.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 33, Jan 1941, p5, 16
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15103
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The town of Dover, North Carolina is about nine miles south of Kinston and has a population of only around 600, but the special thing about Dover is that is has a woman mayor and three women commissioners; they are Mayor Annie Wilson, and commissioners Mrs. J.H. Humphrey, Mrs. R.S. Russell, and Mrs. Sarah Griffin.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 33, Jan 1941, p7, 16, f
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18175
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Continuing his travels around the state, Goerch describes the things of interest he found in Catawba County, including historic places, industry, and camp-meeting activities.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 33, Jan 1941, p1-4, 18-19, il
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