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An examination of the extent of Governor of Virginia, Sir William Berkeley's participation in the settlement of Carolina, especially the Albemarle region, due to his one-eighth share of the vast portion of real estate south of his government given to him when Charles II created him one of the \"true and Absolute Lords and Proprietaries\" of Carolina in 1662-1663.
This article examines the role that promotional literature and pamphlets fostered and inspired by the Roanoke settlement played in attracting settlers and in the eventual settlement of the Albemarle region via an analysis of these materials as well as colonial documents that reveal the extent of claims in the region prior to the Carolina Charter of 1663.
Article about the formation of NC government under an oak tree on the Pasquotank River, Culpepper’s Rebellion, Indian War and the formation of Camden County, NC.