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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 72 Issue 3, July 1995
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This article examines the early years of the life and career of playwright Paul Eliot Green through 1927, when he left the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill after winning the Pulitzer Prize for his play \"In Abraham's Bosom.\" A white Southerner, Green wrote plays about poor blacks, mill workers, and rural whites and stirred controversy with essays on Southern culture and society.
An examination of the 1790s the fraudulent issuance of land grants during the 1780s in western North Carolina (later Tennessee) carried out by North Carolina secretary of state James Glasgow and others. The prosecution of these officials led to new legislation that resulted in the establishment of what would later become the state supreme court. Glasgow career was ended when he and two others were found guilty, fined, and jailed in June 1800.
An examination of the extent of Governor of Virginia, Sir William Berkeley's participation in the settlement of Carolina, especially the Albemarle region, due to his one-eighth share of the vast portion of real estate south of his government given to him when Charles II created him one of the \"true and Absolute Lords and Proprietaries\" of Carolina in 1662-1663.