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Adelaide Fries was born in Salem on November 12, 1871 and did on November 29, 1949. The author writes a brief memorial to her life and especially focuses on her career as a historian and writer. The final two pages of the article outline the various publications she wrote, edited, and collaborated on, most dealing with North Carolina, Salem, and the Moravians.
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Henry McCulloh wrote The Stamp Act of 1765 which he first drafted and submitted to Earl of Bute in 1761. Besides being a clerk for the British Government, McCulloh was also a speculator after being granted 1,200,000 acres in North Carolina. The article examines manuscripts to understand how McCulloh administered the million plus acres in the state and how this gave him new insight for drafting The Stamp Act of 1765.
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20434
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Rev. Mason Locke Weems is an interesting historical individual best known for his colorful biography of George Washington. He traveled the state selling books, specifically religious texts and his own book Life of Washington. The author traces Weems' movements through the state and the citizens reactions through newspaper articles, letters addressed to Weems, and diary entries of North Carolinians who encountered this character.
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Calvin Henderson Wiley was a lawyer and a State Representative for Guilford County between 1850 and 1851. All but two of these letters were previously unpublished. The letters cover a period from 1840 to the early 1850s and are between Wiley and his mother or sister or to his childhood friend Jeremy F. Gilmer. These letters deal with concern for his family, his aspiration for public office, and the daily functions of the legislature.
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20438
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A continuation of articles written to President Andrew Johnson during Reconstruction by citizens of North Carolina. The letters covered were written between August 1867 and September 1867.
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