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19838
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This article looks at the involvement of 255 Southern men (11 from or associated with North Carolina) in the English legal intellectual institution known as the Inns of Court, and its associated groups, The Inner Temple, The Middle Temple, Gray's Inn and Lincoln's Inn. The article provides background information for each associated group, and then lists the American Southern men admitted to the institution by state and including their year of admission and the group to which they belonged. The North Carolina inductees mentioned are William Brimage, Gabriel Cathcart, Thomas Child, Sir Richard Everard, Enoch Hall, Henry Eustace McCulloh, Thomas McGuire, Josiah Martin, Sir Walter Raleigh, Benjamin Smith, and Alexander White. Some biographical information on certain members from Southern states follows this list.
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19844
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This article is a reprint of letters written by Edmund Ruffin Jr. at age 14 while in Connecticut at the New Haven Gymnasium boarding school. Ruffin was the son of Virginia agriculturist and extreme southern nationalist Edmund Ruffin Sr. The letters, written to Ruffin's parents and sister, describe his daily life and his studies. The short introduction notes Ruffin's connection to North Carolina through the marriage to his second wife Jane Ruffin, daughter of Confederate Civil War veteran Judge Thomas Ruffin.
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19837
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A follow-up to Ratchford's previous articles, \"The North Carolina Public Debt 1870-1878,\" from January 1933, Vol. 10(1), pp. 1-20, and \"The Adjustment of the North Carolina Public Debt, 1879-1883\" from July 1933, Vol. 10(3), pp. 157-167. This installment picks up the topic of bonds and special-tax bonds from the previous article and looks at their impact on the state economy after 1879. The article is divided into sections that focus on construction bonds, the consolidated debt, and the special-tax bonds.
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