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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 54 Issue 1, Jan 1977
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While it is well known that much of Dr. John Brickell's text from his \"Natural History of North Carolina\" was plagiarized from John Lawson's \"A New Voyage to Carolina,\" it should be noted that writings of the botanist Reverend John Clayton of Tidewater, Virginia were also a source for Brickell's work. Passages from Brickell's text and Clayton's source material are transcribed side-by-side to demonstrate Brickell's plagiarism.
This article examines the manifestation of the late 19th and early 20th century resurgence of racism and polarization of society as seen within the Protestant Episcopal Church via Bishop Joseph Blount Cheshire Jr.'s active participation in the debate on the role of African Americans within Episcopal hierarchy.
This article is a systematic study of the development of vernacular domestic architecture in Gates, Perquimans, and Pasquotank counties in northeastern North Carolina, with a particular focus on the planning and structural character of farmhouses in the period between settlement and the American Civil War.
This is a reprint of letters written by Washington Wills, a slave to the Wills family of Brinkleyville, North Carolina. The letters were written to Richard Wills in 1864 informing him of the death of his younger brother George Whitaker Wills. The two letters are noted for their emotional and heartfelt content. Biographical information on George, Washington, and the Wills family is also provided.