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James Davis; First Printer

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James Davis ran the state's first printing press in New Bern, 1749. The General Assembly hired Davis as the official state printer. He was charged with printing money, journals about the assembly's activities, and the state's first newspaper called the North Carolina Gazette in 1751.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 5 Issue 25, Nov 1937, p6