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Colonial North Carolina in the eighteenth century

Harry Roy Merrens

Colonial North Carolina in the eighteenth century

a study in historical geography.

by Harry Roy Merrens

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in ChapelHill, [N.C.] .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 293p. :
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13712761M

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Some eighteenth century tracts concerning North Carolina by William Kenneth Boyd, , Reprint Co. edition, in EnglishPages: The Official Website of Colonial Williamsburg: Explore the historical shops, homes and gardens of an early American community returned to its 18th-century appearance capturing the United States’ colonial .

I Robert W. Ramsey, Carolina Cradle: Settlement of the Northwest Carolina Frontier, (Chapel Hill, ), ; Harry Roy Merrens, Colonial North Carolina in the Eighteenth Century: A Study in Historical Geography (Chapel Hill, ), The number of square miles contained in the original Rowan County was calculated from a modem.   Archaeologists examining a recently discovered colonial tavern in eastern North Carolina were stunned to discover that when the 18th Century building burned to the ground a “treasure trove of merchandise” was trapped beneath the charred floorboards, and many of the artifacts hint at the building’s use as a brothel.

Book Review: Colonial North Carolina in the Eighteenth Century. A Study in Historical Geography, by Harry Ron : James T. Lemon.   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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Colonial North Carolina in the Eighteenth Century: A Study in Historical Geography Paperback – September 1, by Harry Roy Merrens (Author) See all Author: Harry Roy Merrens. Colonial North Carolina in the Eighteenth Century: A Study in Historical Geography Harry Roy Merrens University of North Carolina Press, - NORTH CAROLINA HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY.

Colonial North Carolina in the Eighteenth Century: A Study in Historical Geography by Harry Roy Merrens (, Paperback) Be the first to write a review About this product. 5 H. Roy Merrens, Colonial North Carolina in the Eighteenth Century: A Study in Historical Geography (Chapel Hill; University of North Carolina Press, ), Nonetheless, taxes on.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Merrens, H. Roy (Harry Roy). Colonial North Carolina in the eighteenth century. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press []. Ekrich examines the reasons for eighteenth-century North Carolina's political factionalism, social violence, and governmental paralysis.

Especially disruptive were the opening of new areas of settlement and the influx of migrant groups with high material hopes, particularly since the colony's economy remained underdeveloped during much of the century.4/5(4). Over the course of the eighteenth century, race came to seem as corporeal as sex.

Kirsten Fischer has mined unpublished court records and travel literature from colonial North Carolina to reveal how early notions of racial difference were shaped by illicit sexual relationships and the sanctions imposed on those who conducted them.

Fischer shows how the personal--and yet often very public 4/5(1). – Some quit rent records, which are a form of tax list, for the time period – on pages – of volume 22 of The Colonial Records of North Carolina: FHL book N2n Volume 22 Digitized version available at the Family History Library in Salt lake.

The Pirates of Colonial North Carolina is the exciting story of those fearsome buccaneers who went a-pyrating along the North Carolina coast during the Golden Age of Piracy. It graphically describes the exploits of such sea villains as Calico Jack, Gentleman Harry, Long Ben, and the female swashbucklers Anne Bonny and Mary Read—thieves and cutthroats who were Striving to c/5.

Inns and taverns played an important role in the economic and geographic development of colonial North Carolina. These establishments-also known as "ordinaries" in eighteenth-century America because they often catered to the full spectrum of social classes-were frequently one of the first businesses to appear in newly designated county seats, offering food and lodging to travelers and.

Book Overview Over the course of the eighteenth century, race came to seem as corporeal as sex. Kirsten Fischer has mined unpublished court records and travel literature from colonial North Carolina to reveal how early notions of racial difference were shaped by illicit sexual relationships and the sanctions imposed on those who conducted them/5(2).

Travel Guide to Historic Sites of North Carolina. Travel Guide to Historic Sites of North Carolina. Five different guided tours of the acre historic district enable visitors to travel through nine 18th- and 19th-century buildings, including taverns, plantation homes, law offices, a jail, and a springhouse.

The personal interest of North Carolina Royal Governor Robert Johnston, a Scotsman, in his fellow countrymen and the liberal policy of the House of Burgesses in remitting the taxes of Scots immigrants for ten years made North Carolina the principal objective of Highland Scots emigration toward the middle of the eighteenth century.

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.

Government and Politics: Overview English Precedents. It is vital when studying colonial history to recognize that the American provinces descended from and were still part of a rich Old World past. It is a mistake to automatically place the colonies into a single English context. Source for information on Government and Politics: Overview: American Eras dictionary.

Free African Americans of North Carolina and Virginia: Including the Family Histories of More than 80% of Those Counted As All Other Free Persons in the and Census (Expanded 3rd ed.) [Heinegg, Paul] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Free African Americans of North Carolina and Virginia: Including the Family Histories of More than 80% of Those Counted As All Other /5(3).

Great Britain at the beginning of the eighteenth century: the administrative framework of the empire -- The wars of the eighteenth century in general -- The first intercolonial war, -- Colonial administration during the early years of the war: origin of the board of trade -- Commercial relations before and after the Act of Trade of.

The Province of North Carolina was a British colony that existed in North America from tocreated as a proprietary power of the British government was vested in a governor of North Carolina, but the colony declared independence from Great Britain in The Province of North Carolina had four capitals: Bath (–), Edenton (–), Brunswick (– Capital: Bath, (–), Edenton, (–).

This booklet, planned for young student readers, discusses a group of colonial homes scattered over North Carolina, which remain and can be seen today. They begin in the early 18th century, for earlier homes have long since disappeared.

North Carolina developed a system of representative government and local control by the early 18th century. Many of its colonists resented British attempts Continental Army, North Carolina Line: 1st. 18th Century North Carolina New River Settlers The Wilkes County tax list indicate some of the settlers west of the crest of the Blue Ridge.

An unusual relic of a by gone era are the evaluations of property of these settlers, given in pounds, shillings and pence. A really excellent book studying the Tuscarora War in North Carolina in the early 18th century.

A couple of things really stood out for me. First, both sides of the conflict were fought primarily by Indians. Naturally the Tuscarora and their allies were on one side but, North Carolina was incapable of putting out much of a militia.At the turn of the 18th century, however, South Carolina’s whites finally discovered the lucrative staple that had eluded them: rice, a crop that soon defined nearly every aspect of Lowcountry.