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In 1758, Charles Berry was appointed by the King of England to be Chief Justice for the Colony of North Carolina. Berry arrived in Wilmington in 1759 to take up his duties. Smith discusses his somewhat controversial tenure in that city and the events leading to his suicide on December 21, 1765.
Joshua Grainger Wright of New Hanover County was a North Carolina Superior Court Judge during 1808-1811. Wright was a strong Federalist and had a positive influence in favor of Wilmington in regional politics.