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19572
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The North Carolina Gazette was the first newspaper published in North Carolina. The oldest found edition was published on November 15, 1751 by James Davis and was number 15.The paper was printed in New Bern, and included information on a range of topics including period laws for tavern and ordinary keepers.
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19587
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A series of newspaper articles are presented concerning Governor Tryon's reputation after he lost the Battle of Alamance on May 16, 1771 and was appointed Governor of New York. These select letters submitted to various newspapers demonstrate North Carolinians dogged loyalty to Governor Tryon despite criticism from others who viewed him as a dictator.
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19591
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This installment of historical notes reproduces documents from various sources on a range of topics including; the North Carolinian described as the \"World's Largest Man,\" a plantation at Cape Florida, and a descriptive pamphlet concerning the geography of Occacock Inlet published in 1795.
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19596
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A variety of documents (letters, legislative measures, and articles) are reprinted here covering topics form the \"Breathing Cave,\" to the use of the state seal, issuing marriage licenses, silk worm and sugar agriculture in the state, and state finances.
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19605
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In this installment, a variety of documents on multiple subjects are reprinted within. Some topics include: a poem about John Jay, personal letters to a brother, John Jameson, serving at the Battle of Kinston, and advertisements for the arts including dancing, singing, and music.
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19602
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In this installment, a variety of documents on multiple subjects are reprinted within. Some topics include: market prices for goods sold in Wilmington in 1796, surveys in Granville, a Thanksgiving sermon, and a Jamaican lawyer establishing his practice in the state.
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19599
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In this installment, documents pertaining to the 1788 Hillsboro Convention are reprinted. The convention met to discuss the Federal Constitution which the state did not ratify until November 21, 1789.
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19628
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This installment includes reprints of three documents; \"The Williams Portrait of Washington\" by Samuel A. Ashe, information concerning a postman's horse, and some obituaries.
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19639
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This installment reprints an account of two new newspapers, The North-Carolina Miverva and Fayetteville Advertiser, public protests and meetings in Warren and Mecklenburg County, and several obituary notices.
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19636
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In this installment, Corbitt presents an essay on a new Bible translation, notes concerning drug extraction from medicinal plants, court cases, notes on slavery, and some obituaries.
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19676
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Highlights from this installment include: some political papers from Thomas Blount, an abstract of land and slave values in 1815, notes on Gabriel Johnston's career, and obituary notices.
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19680
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This installment includes \"A Half-told Story of Real White Slavery in the Seventeenth Century\" by William Renwick Riddell, notes concerning a ship loaded and readied for shipment to Boston, and obituary notices.
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19778
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Reprinted here are a number of letters between Thomas Oliver Larkin and North Carolinians from New Hanover County. Correspondence between Larkin and North Carolinians concern the ten years he spent in the state as a businessman and his desire to settle old debts and renew friendship among those he met in the state. The letters are part of the Hubert Howe Bancroft Library at the University of California. Larkin is a notable figure in United States history for his role in helping the nation purchase California.
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19856
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This article lists the judicial districts within North Carolina by year in the period of 1746-1934 including location and some service information. The introduction provides a brief history of the establishment of the state's district court system.
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19873
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This article lists the Congressional districts within North Carolina by year in the period of 1789-1934 including location information for the years before numbered districts were established. The introduction provides a brief history of the establishment of the state's congressional districts.
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