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A History of Watauga County, North Carolina

By: John Preston Arthur

Price: $42.50

Publisher: CC: (1915)

Seller ID: 179-102

ISBN: 0806319542

Condition: 374 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1915), 2012, 374 pp., index, illus., paper, 5.5 “x 8.5”, Softcover, CC


374 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1915), 2012, 374 pp., index, illus., paper, 5.5 “x 8.5”, Softcover, CC View more info

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Western North Carolina: A History, 1730-1913

By: John Preston Arthur

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1914)

Seller ID: A1280

ISBN: 0788412809

Condition: 734 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1914), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 734 pp , Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Charles II granted the first lands of the Carolinas in 1584, and added the grant of another strip of land in 1665. This was the first episode in the chronicles of boundary extensions and disputes between Carolina, bordering states, and Indians. This account includes sections on Robert Love, founder of Waynesboro, and John Sevier, the first governor of Tennessee. Public lands, Indian lands, land speculation and land grants are discussed. Separate sections are devoted to Daniel Boone, Indian relations and the Revolutionary War. A section devoted to county histories includes brief sketches of pro... View more info