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9292
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Margaret Hofmann of Halifax County has published a book titled PROVINE OF NORTH CAROLINA, 1663-1729, ABSTRACTS OF LAND PATENTS. The patents were used to convey land in Colonial America, and at least two Native Americans received such patents. Hofmann's first book was published in 1967, and she is currently working on a book of abstracts from the crown period.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 47 Issue 8, Jan 1980, p23-24, il, por
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26298
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A grant of $4 million was made to the Nature Conservancy’s Land Preservation Fund to purchase two undisturbed areas of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The funds will be used to protect the Swan and Monkey Islands in Currituck County.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 22 Issue 1, Winter 1978, p14-16, il
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26347
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The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission accepted a 965 acre tract of land from the Union Camp Corporation. In Gate County, the land will become part of the Commission’s game lands program.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 22 Issue 3, Summer 1978, p22
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26377
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A 1500 acre tract of land in Lee and Chatham counties is being added to the Merry Oaks Game Land. The quality habitat includes beaver, otter, and muskrats.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 23 Issue (26) 1, Winter 1979, p8
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22554
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Although mentioned little by historians, Henry McCullough was a champion for Scotch-Irish Presbyterians in North Carolina, who came from Ireland to escape religious persecution. McCullough secured land grants for settlement, covering a large part of the sand hills and Piedmont region of North Carolina, and named it Duplin.