From The Colonial Records of North Carolina (Second Series): Records of the Executive Council 1755-1775. Cain, Robert J. (Editor) Division of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Raleigh. 1994.
A message from His Excellency Arthur Dobbs, Esq; Captain-General and Governor in Chief, in and over his Majesty’s Province of North-Carolina. To the General Assembly, held at Newbern, the twelfth day of December, 1754. [Proposing] a plan of union with all the British Colonies, for our mutual future defence [Newbern Printed by James Davis, 1754].
by Dr. Charles R. Hollowell (Includes Tuscarora Peace Treaty of 1712)
From Hawks’ History of North Carolina, Vol. 2. “In three several Marches from Virginia to the west of Carolina, and other parts of the Continent; begun in March, 1669, and ended in September, 1670. Collected and translated out of Latin from his discourse and writings, by SIR WILLIAM TALBOT, Baronet. Printed in London, in 1672.”
Describes early colonial North Carolina laws in reference to indentured servants and slaves, particularly in regards to race. For instance, the unfortunate, innocent child born to a white servant woman while under indenture was placed into bondage at birth until age 31. For getting pregnant during her indenture, she would be bound to serve an […]