The Charter of 1663, composed of four pages, marks the beginning of organized, representative government in the province of Carolina.
In the 1580s, English adventurers had attempted to colonize the area now called North Carolina, but they had...
Charles II returned the Stuart dynasty to the English throne in 1660 and proceeded to reward his loyal supporters. Eight loyalists of them were rewarded by being named Proprietors of the king's newly established colony, Carolina. The document,...
These original documents are from the Lords Proprietors to Governor Samuel Stephens and Governor George Carteret, during the years 1665 to 1675. At this time not all 97 documents have been scanned, as they are scanned they will be added to the...
Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685.
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