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The author attempts to track the population of African Americans in Guilford County prior to the Civil War, a difficult task because of the lack of records before 1790. There was little to no African Americans with the first settlement of Guilford County and only a slow growth in numbers from 1830 to 1860 with the increase of slavery. Statistical information is provided regarding the number of whites, free African Americans, and slaves in Guilford County between 1790 through 1870.
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