Colonial North Carolina in the eighteenth century. by Harry Roy Merrens

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • North Carolina -- Historical geography.,
  • North Carolina -- Economic conditions.,
  • North Carolina -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [266]-288.

Book details

The Physical Object
Pagination293 p.
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22130016M
LC Control Number64013555

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By themed-eighteenth century residents of Piedmont North Carolina had more contacts with Pennsylvania than they did with the coastal district of their own colony.

European and African Settlement in   The following excerpt on the triumph of “country ideology” in midth century South Carolina comes from Robert M. Weir’s book Colonial South Carolina: A History: “The existential character of the contest also partly accounts for the influence of later British writings.

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Some eighteenth century tracts concerning North Carolina Published: () Libraries and literature in North Carolina in the eighteenth century: a complement and supplement to "The press of North Carolina in the eighteenth century," Author: Weeks, Stephen Beauregard, North Carolina came near being the first of the permanent English colonies in America.

Five voyages were made under the Raleigh charter of with the view of planting a permanent colony on the soil that became North Carolina; but the effort ended in failure, and almost a century passed when other hands carried into effect the noble ambition of Raleigh. Harry Roy Merrens is the author of Colonial North Carolina in the Eighteenth Century ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) and Colonial /5(2).

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While in Scotland inFlora McDonald helped save the life of Bonnie Prince Charlie, and from toshe later resided with her husband, Alan, in the Barbecue community of Harnett County. Colonial North Carolina () Introduction to Colonial North Carolina () Domestic Work in the Nineteenth Century; North Carolina in an American Empire.

Expansion and Empire, – his will prevailed. An eighteenth-century minister, Benjamin Wadsworth, wrote that "wives are part of the house and family and ought to. North and South Carolina, from the Earliest Period of the Colonies of the Dutch, German, and swiss Settlers to the Close of the First Half of the Present Century.

[NC] Clewell, John H. History ofWachovia in North Carolina, the Unitas Fratrum or Moravian. American colonies, also called thirteen colonies or colonial America, the 13 British colonies that were established during the 17th and early 18th centuries in what is now a part of the eastern United colonies grew both geographically along the Atlantic coast and westward and numerically to 13 from the time of their founding to the American Revolution (–81).

Importation of Books in the Eighteenth Century / James Raven: Ch. Book Trade in the Middle Colonies, / James N. Green: Ch. Southern Book Trade in the Eighteenth Century / Calhoun Winton: Ch. Middle Colonies, Pt.

English Books and Printing in the Age of Franklin / James N. Green: Pt. German and Dutch Books. In mid-eighteenth century North Carolina we find wealthy mixed race families counted in some years by tax assessors as "mulatto" and in other years as white.

Jeremiah and Henry Bunch, Bertie County slave owners, were taxed in Jonathan Standley's Bertie County list as "free male Molattors" inbut as whites in Standley's Bertie. Book: United States History to (Locks et al.) or corporate. By the mid-eighteenth century, the royal colonies included New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

The proprietary colonies included Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. The corporate colonies included. Publication Date range begin – Publication Date range end. Current results range from to View distribution.

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The press of North Carolina in the eighteenth century. With biographical sketches of printers, an account of the manufacture of paper, and a bibliography of the issues. Introduction --The colonial press --The press of the Revolution --The post-revolutionary press --Paper and paper mills.

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In mid-eighteenth century North Carolina tax assessors counted wealthy mixed-race families in some years as “mulatto” and in other years as white.

Jeremiah and Henry Bunch, Bertie County slave owners, were taxed in Jonathan Standley’s Bertie County list as “free male Molattors” inbut as whites in Standley’s Bertie.

In the colonial America of the eighteenth century, the typical family size was large, with some eight children. Women often married quite young, sometimes at an age of thirteen or fourteen. As John Lawson of North Carolina remarked, “she that stays single ’til 20 is reckoned a stale maid; which is a very indifferent character in that warm.

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The list of books and articles about North Carolina provided here, though far from exhaustive, features resources that were useful in producing this digital collection. Hugh F. Pirates of Colonial North Carolina. Raleigh N.C.: State Dept. of Archives and History, The Press of North Carolina in the Eighteenth Century.

Brooklyn, N.Y. The Bay Psalme Book (The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre) was published in Cambridge, Massachusetts in ; it was the first book of any kind printed in the English colonies of North America.

It became the standard used by New England churches for many years, though it contained no music itself, merely providing. Frontier settlers in the Carolinas who protested their lack of representation in the colonial governments; they were surpressed by the government malitia in North Carolina in Enlightenment An eighteenth -century philosopical movement that emphasized the pursuit of knowledge through reason and refused to accept ideas on the strength of.9 Stewart E.

Dunaway, Henry McCulloh & Son Henry Eustace McCulloh: 18th Century Entrepreneurs, Land Speculators of North Carolina (: Dunaway, ), p. 10 Anne Russell & Marjorie Megivern, North Carolina Portraits of Faith: A Pictorial History of Religions (Norfolk, VA: The Donning Company, ), p.

History of Tennessee: The Colonial Period. Late in the 17th century, English fur traders began to come over the Appalachian Mountains from the colonies of Virginia and Carolina and compete with French traders for the Native American trade in the region.

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