[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...
In 1848 Dorothea Lynde Dix, a noted advocate for hospitals, asylums, and jail reforms, appealed to the General Assembly to establish a state hospital for the insane. Dix was especially concerned that the indigent insane were often housed under...
This small set of papers includes four items: a letter, an estate record, witness fees, and teacher's certificate. These are random survivals from papers relating to the Coltrane family of Randolph County, N.C.
The office of attorney general is not mentioned in any of the successive versions of the Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina, the elaborate schemes of government devised by the Lords Proprietors of Carolina from 1669 to 1698. The position...
North Carolina Office of Attorney General, Department of Justice
In the aftermath of World War I, the General Assembly of 1919 established the North Carolina Memorial Building Commission to provide for a suitable memorial to the men and women of the state who gave their lives, services, or property to the war...
The office of secretary has existed from the time of the earliest organized government in North Carolina. The lords proprietors in 1663 ordered the creation of such an office, its holder to be appointed by themselves. After the crown re-purchased...
North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State
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