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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 3 Issue 2, April 1926
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The history of the Piedmont Railroad Company begins with the proposal of a rail line between Greensboro and Danville, Virginia proposed in November 1848. Almost fourteen years later, the Piedmont Railroad Company was chartered in February 1862. This article reports on the legislative battle to approve the rail connection, logistics of establishing the railway, and the financial outcome of the company's operations.
The eighth and ninth installment in this series presents a reprint of Hermon Husband's \"An Impartial Relation of the First Rise and Cause of the Recent Differences in Public Affairs\" (1770) and \"Fan for Fanning and a Touchstone for Tryon\" (1771). Both offer an account of complaints of many Regulators during the Colonial Period.