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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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Benjamin Joyner Dies at Home in 1883, NC

  July 12, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) –Benjamin O. Joyner died last week at his home of bilious colic, aged 46 years.  

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Professor Gruber’s Daughter Scalded, NC, 1881

July 12, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2nd page) [in the “Here and There” section] Newberne Journal: Prof. Gruber, of Iredell county, well known to the lovers of good music in this State, was last week … Continue reading

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