Presents the marvelous diversity of life among North Carolinians prior to 1800 through carefully selected correspondence, journals, travel accounts, court proceedings, deeds, wills, inventories of estates, church records, newspapers, and other documentary evidence. This paperback volume examines the character of early Carolinians, their homes and furnishings, and family life.
About the Author
Alan D. Watson is professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. One of North Carolina's most prolific historians, he has authored more than fifteen books and numerous articles on various topics in the Tar Heel State's colonial and revolutionary history.