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Eighteenth Century New Bern A History of the Town and Craven County, 1700-1800 Part V

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Part V in this series concerning New Bern and all of Craven County looks at the political and commercial significance of the area during this period. Specifically, the author examines the years between 1740 and 1765 when New Bern became a central town because of settlement moving further south towards Wilmington. Politics of New Bern were influenced by having the advantage of representation in the lower court despite not having the necessary sixty families.