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Big Business on the Carolina Frontier

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Barter between the early Carolina traders and the Cherokees and other tribes was well organized, and its total annual volume amounted to \"big business\" in the Carolinas. Prior to 1715 the names of some 100 Carolina traders were noted in the public records, and many more appeared there between 1715 and 1750. Best known, perhaps, of these early traders was James Adair, an Irishman, who landed in America in 1735 and was the only trader to write a book about his experiences. Other traders known to have successful interactions with the Cherokees include Thomas Nairne, Price Hughes, Eleazer Wiggan, Joseph Cooper, Robert Dunning and David Dowie.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 36 Issue 8, Sept 1968, p11-12, il