Monthly Archives: July 2014

Glass Ball Shooting Match to be Held in Scotland Neck, NC, June 7, 1883

June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) We are requested to publish the following: Tillery, N.C., May 21st, 1883. Dear Sir:–A grand Glass Ball Shooting Match will be held in Scotland Neck, N.C., 7th … Continue reading

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Death of Susan A. Hyman Peters and Infant Son, June 4 and 22, 1883

June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) On the 4th inst. suddenly, at the residence of her husband, in the forty-third year of her age, Mrs. Thomas H. Peters. A bereaved husband and six … Continue reading

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Model Farm of T.L. Emery, 1883, NC

June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) Mr. W.A. Dunn tells us that while in Weldon last week he visited the “Model Farm” of Mr. T.L. Emery. He says that Mr. Emery has forty … Continue reading

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W.T. Whitehead Plants Peanuts, 1883, NC

June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) We learn that Mr. W.T. Whitehead has planted forty acres of land in pea-nuts on his farm near Meritt’s bridge. He thinks that he can easily produce … Continue reading

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Grizzard Sprains Ankle Playing Baseball, 1883, NC

June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) Mr. James Grizzard, of Halifax, had the misfortune to sprain his ankle while engaged in a match game of baseball at Weldon on last Friday.    

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Train Turn-Table Almost Complete, 1883, Halifax County, NC

June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) Soon our train will be able to run forward to and from Halifax. The turn-table is nearly completed.  

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Burwell Property and Toodle Interest to be Auctioned, 1883, NC

June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2d page) I shall sell for cash in front of the Court House door in Halifax, on Monday the 2nd day of July, 1883, the following tracts of land … Continue reading

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