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for Lower Cape Fear Historical Society Bulletin Vol. 48 Issue 1, Late Winter 2004
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In 1758, Charles Berry was appointed by the King of England to be Chief Justice for the Colony of North Carolina. Berry arrived in Wilmington in 1759 to take up his duties. Smith discusses his somewhat controversial tenure in that city and the events leading to his suicide on December 21, 1765.