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20469
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With the immigration of thousands of Germans, Scotch-Irish, Welsh, English, and Huguenot to western North Carolina, the northern portion of Anson County was cut off to form Rowan County. In the 1750s, the court of Rowan began administering for the new county. In 1755, the town of Salibury was formally created when a 635 acre grant was made to James Carter. Carter played a prominent role in the establishment of Salisbury not only as a deputy surveyor and trustee, but also as justice of the peach and register of deeds.
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20471
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The North Carolina slave code was not a product of legal theory or thought, but developed gradually based on the needs of the population. The code was intended to police the slave population and establish and maintain a unique social standard in the community. Later on the code, also developed the purpose of extending to slaves the basic civil privileges and personal security.
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20476
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Nathaniel Macon was a prominent statesman with great influence in Thomas Jefferson's election as president in 1800. After retirement, Macon returned to his home plantation in Warren County where he continued to correspond with close associates in Congress such as John Randolph of Roanoke.
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20473
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Local records throughout North Carolina continually add up, many with great historical interest, and it is necessary to distinguish these records of value from the rest, protect and preserve them, and keep them available for use and research. The Local Records Program of North Carolina is an important and necessary component of keeping these records available.
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