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The North Carolina economy is flourishing...

Item # 657568 THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Dec. 28, 1767 

* Early Southern America reporting

(currently spelled Gloucester)  Page 3 has a paragraph: "A letter from Williamsburgh, in Virginia...says 'There is scarce any history, antient or modern, which affords an account of such a rapid & sudden increase of inhabitants in a back frontier country as that of North Carolina. ...that 20 years ago there were not 20 taxable persons within the limits of the county of Orange; in which there now are 4000 taxable. The increase of the inhabitants & flourishing state o the other adjoining back countries are no less surprizing & astonishing."
Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's