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16477
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In the early days of the Friends Society (Quakers) in North Carolina the members kept close watch over the conduct of its members. Matters of deportment, slavery, the rearing of children, and the carrying out of civic responsibility were carefully watched over and discussed openly and freely at monthly and quarterly meetings. Full reports such as the one detailed from the Jack Swamp Monthly Meeting held in the Northampton County have been carefully preserved.
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16476
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The Cape Fear River is formed by the confluence of the Deep and Haw Rivers. It flows in a general southeasterly direction and empties into the Atlantic Ocean. The river is navigable as far north as Fayetteville. From Fayetteville down, the quiet waters of the Cape Fear offered quick and inexpensive transportation of logs to the sawmills and lumber yards of the eastern seaport.
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16478
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McRorie offers a selection of folktales centered in Rutherford County, North Carolina ranging from stories about the Rutherford Courthouse and a red-eyed dog to the headless man of Stoney Creek.
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35195
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Silas McDowell collected these two stories, “A Forced Marriage” and “Circumstantial Evidence,” from Mrs. Nancy McEntire, the woman whom he boarded with in Morganton, NC.
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35193
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Three songs complete with their sheet music, lyrics, and singer: “The Ore Knob Song,” “Hicks’ Farewell,” and “Soldier’s Farewell.”
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35194
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The article is divided into two sections: tales about travelers, and ghost stories.
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35196
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A list of eleven folksongs with lyrics and a brief introduction from whence they came. The songs are: “Blue Mountain Lake,” “Gilgarry Mountain,” “Dan Doo,” “Lord Lovel,” “The Ballad of Montcalm and Wolfe,” “Tom Dooley,” “Old Abe” or “We Go Marchin’ On,” “The Days of ’49,” “Lynchburg Town,” “Jolly Rovin’ Tar,” and “The Unreconstructed Rebel.”
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