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38412
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Transcriptions of ship records of ships coming into the port of Elizabeth City, NC.
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38414
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This is a list of people and their death dates as found in Twiford Funeral Home Records, Elizabeth City, NC.
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38413
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The author discusses Josiah Martin, Sr. and Jr. and their children of New York.
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38417
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Joseph Hewes, a native of New Jersey, was a Quaker and went to Princeton College. Afterwards he became a wealthy merchant and appeared by 1760 in Wilmington, NC as a wealthy shipping merchant. From 1766 to 1775, Hewes was elected to the NC Provincial Assembly. In 1775, he was sent to the Continental Congress as a representative from North Carolina. Hewes broke with the Quakers and pushed for War with England. He signed the Declaration of Independence and was appointed Secretary of Naval Affairs. He was so involved in war work, his health failed and he died in Philadelphia in 1779 from exhaustion and overwork.
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38421
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This is a copy of reminiscences written by Abigail Brothers Stanley about 1930 about her early life and family in Pasquotank County, NC. She reminiscences about food, hunting, houses, church, going to school, witchcraft and conjuring.
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38420
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The authors gives a wide range of activities from dancing, card playing, log rolling, cornshucking, gambling, horseracing, and cockfighting.
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38422
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The author discusses the Agricultural Census, Manufacturing Census and Mortality schedule. Other records are Funeral Home Records and Grave Stone Makers records.
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38418
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The author gives humorous stories of unorthodox and somewhat illegal methods Patrick Henry used to win his law cases.
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38416
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List of Governors, birthplace, residence, occupation, dates of service, death date and place and burial place.
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38415
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Annotated obituary of Mrs. Mary Jane Bogue Griffin (1834-1918).