North Carolina enacted laws concerning insurance companies as early as 1803. From that year until the outbreak of the Civil War, insurance companies operating in the state were assessed a one-hundred-dollar yearly tax. Until the establishment of...
The brief history of state regulation of tile contractors dates from 1937 with the creation of the North Carolina Licensing Board for Tile Contractors. The board was composed of five members appointed by the governor. Board members had to be...
North Carolina Licensing Board for Tile Contractors
[In 1961 when the Archives' staff began arranging the papers of the state treasurer and state comptroller, a decision was made to treat as one group the papers of the two offices through the year 1868 when the latter office ceased to exist. It...
The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) was incorporated by the 1848-1849 legislature. Ratified on 27 January 1849, the enabling act authorized a capitalization of $3 million. Of this amount, the state subscribed $2 million and private...
From the earliest colonial times North Carolina's governmental authorities made provisions for building and maintaining prisons. Until 1868, such responsibility for prisons rested largely with the respective counties; the General Assembly allowed...
North Carolina Prison Department
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