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7602
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North Carolina takes pride in being first at making national history in a number of ways. These include the first successful powered flight; first English settlement in the New World; first state or public university; first gold rush; first national seashore; first state-funded art museum; and the first book published by an African-American in the South.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 73 Issue 8, Jan 2006, p60-66, 68, il Periodical Website
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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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19642
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Reprinted are a series of letters between these men from March 1823 through January 1824. The letters describe a political discussion between them about the upcoming presidential election and how the outcome would affect North Carolina.
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19635
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The second installment, the first appeared in January 1930, is a reprint of reports by Velthusen which includes a series of letters of Lutheran officials. The authors provided the translation of these texts.
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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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19679
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Images of the American West often contained herds of bison, but some historic accounts identified buffalo within the region that would become North Carolina. Several sources from John Lawson and Dr. John Brickell were studied for evidence of buffalo in the state, especially in the western mountain portion of the territory.
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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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19682
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The Piedmont boasted a manufacturing strength in cotton and textile mills but during the late 18th- and early 19th- centuries iron smelting was a nascent industry. The earliest furnace was built by 1770 in Orange County and showed greatest promise in Lincoln County. A brief history of both discovering raw ore and iron manufacturing is presented.
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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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