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"Address to the Colored People of North Carolina," December 19, 1870

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To the colored people throughout the State:

The undersigned Representatives send greeting:

Know ye that since the time that Haman conspired to destroy all the Jews who dwelt in the Persian…

Amnesty Petition of W. D. Jones, September 21, 1865

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Caldwell Co. NC

To Andrew Johnson President of the US

The Petition of the undersigned W. D. Jones respectfully showeth that he is a citizen of Caldwell County North Carolina forty six years old and a farmer by profession desires to apply for a…

Confederate Women's Monument (1914)

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To the North Carolina Women of the Confederacy

"The Murders At Wilmington," Richmond Planet, November 19, 1898

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The outrageous happening at Wilmington¸ N. C., almost surpasses comprehension. Never in the history of this country have we seen or heard of anything like it before.

A mob takes possession of the city, and without…

Summary Report, Claim of William Britton, June 11 1872


The claimant was 18 years of age when the war ended. He does not prove his loyalty although old enough for a soldier- testifies for himself, but does not ever say his sympathies- were with the union cause- He claims under his grandfather's will, who…

Arument on the Admission of Proof of Existence of the Ku Klux Klan of Mr. Boyden, 1871

Nathaniel Boyden’s argument regarding the admission of evidence on the Ku Klux Klan is detrimental to the respondent’s case. The main reasoning behind the impeachment stemmed from acts committed by secret organizations located in Alamance and…


Arument on the Admission of Proof of Existence of the Ku Klux Klan of Mr. Graham

William Graham’s argument on the admissions of evidence regarding the Ku Klux Klan is a pivotal motion for the Board of Managers charges. Mr. Graham argues that before any evidence of the Ku Klux Klan is admitted into the trial, there must be some…