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Bill Barnes Goes to Halifax, NC, Jail, 1883

July 12, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) –The Constable escorted Bill Barnes to Halifax on last Friday and lodged him in jail for purloining $20.00 from Capt. Kitchin. Advertisements

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Lightning Strikes Telegraph, L.L. Kitchin Knocked Down, 1883, NC

May 17, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2d page) On last Monday lightning struck four of the telegraph poles near town, making quite an alarming report. The effect was rather exciting in the town office, but … Continue reading

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William Hodges Kitchin, 1837 – 1901, NC

December 7, 1882 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page, 1st column) Two of the three new buildings are reaching completion under the management of Capt. Kitchin. No man in town has more enterprise than the Captain. … Continue reading

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Sam Kitchin Injured When Wagon Wheel Breaks, NC, 1882

September 21, 1882 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3rd page, 1st column) One day last week while Mr. Sam Kitchin was removing an engine from his father’s brick yard near town, on a wagon one of the … Continue reading

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