By land purchases in 1839 and 1848, John Green Hall put together a plantation of 218 acres of upland with an adjoining 150 acres of rice land at the bluff where Cape Fear River is split by Eagles Island to form two separate river beds, and on...
During North Carolina's colonial era, the task of educating children was left primarily to the parents. For poor, orphaned, or illegitimate children, the systems of apprenticeship and indentured servitude offered some possibility of a basic ...
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