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    • Speculation lands collection (1752-1930)

    • 1752; 1753; 1754; 1755; 1756; 1757; 1758; 1759; 1760; 1761; 1762; 1763; 1764; 1765; 1766; 1767; 1768; 1769; 1770; 1771; 1772; 1773; 1774; 1775; 1776; 1777; 1778; 1779; 1780; 1781; 1782; 1783; 1784; 1785; 1786; 1787; 1788; 1789; 1790; 1791; 1792;...
    • The Speculation Land Collection consists of nearly 800 documents related to land ownership in Western North Carolina in the early 1800s. The documents help shed light on the acquisition and sale of the "Speculation Lands," some 400,000 acres in...
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    • Plan of Raleigh, 1792

    • 1792
    • William Christmas, a senator and a surveyor by profession, drew the plan for Raleigh. Using a total of 400 acres, Christmas designated the axial center of the city as Union Square. It was composed of six acres and intended as the site of the future...
    • Christmas, William.
    • Plan of Raleigh

    • 1792
    • During the colonial period North Carolina's legislature was reluctant to designate a fixed seat of government. The few times a capital was named, circumstances changed and the center of population began to shift. New Bern had been the colony's seat...
    • Christmas, William.
    • Fayetteville Gazette

    • 1792-10-23
    • State Archives of North Carolina Historic Newspaper Archive
    • John Sibley
    • Fayetteville Gazette

    • 1792-10-30
    • State Archives of North Carolina Historic Newspaper Archive
    • John Sibley
    • Newbern Gazette

    • 1804-03-09
    • State Archives of North Carolina Historic Newspaper Archive
    • John S. Pasteur

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