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First Settlers in North Carolina not Religious Refugees: A Study in Origins


Abstract:
Contrary to popular accounts of North Carolina history, the first settlers on the north side of the Albemarle Sound did not come to the area to escape religious persecution in Virginia and New England. The author addresses the specific historiography on the subject using accounts from contemporary witnesses to support his analysis.
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22120
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