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3189
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James Davis became public printer in 1749 by appointment of the General Assembly. He also began the state's first newspaper, THE NORTH CAROLINA GAZETTE, in 1751, and held many local offices, including postmaster of New Bern and Carteret County sheriff.
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15337
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James Davis ran the state's first printing press in New Bern, 1749. The General Assembly hired Davis as the official state printer. He was charged with printing money, journals about the assembly's activities, and the state's first newspaper called the North Carolina Gazette in 1751.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 5 Issue 25, Nov 1937, p6
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Record #:
6203
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The life of James Davis, North Carolina's first public printer, is recounted. Davis was appointed to the printer's position in 1749 by the North Carolina House of Burgess. He later started the state's first newspaper, THE NORTH CAROLINA GAZETTE, in New Bern in 1751. He held many local offices, including New Bern postmaster.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 21 Issue 3, Spring 1982, p2-4, 28, il, bibl
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