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The Free Negro in the Economic Life of Ante-Bellum North Carolina Part II

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The second part of this article focuses more on the economic and social life of free African Americans in rural North Carolina. Here the author focuses more on property, the rights of free African Americans to transfer such personal holdings, and the general value of such properties. The author also explores the issue of free African Americans owning their own slaves, not a common occurrence but one with some historical documentation.