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James Monroe Presidential Tour...

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April 24, 1819

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, April 24, 1819 On the ftpg. under "Presidents Tour" are details about his visit to N. Carolina stating his boat anchored at Nags Head, and later visited Roanoke Island"...and viewed the remains of a fort...erected by the first colony of Sir Walter Raleigh." Also mentions his support of a project to open a direct outlet to the ocean from Albemarle Sound, and that he made a favorable impression to all. Pg. 2 has his response to an address from the citizens of Plymouth, signed in type: James Monroe. Some rubbing on the ftpg. to unrelated content.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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