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James Davis - Printer, Postmaster, and Politician

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The life of James Davis, North Carolina's first public printer, is recounted. Davis was appointed to the printer's position in 1749 by the North Carolina House of Burgess. He later started the state's first newspaper, THE NORTH CAROLINA GAZETTE, in New Bern in 1751. He held many local offices, including New Bern postmaster.
Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 21 Issue 3, Spring 1982, p2-4, 28, il, bibl