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Click to enlargeInternal Improvements in <br>Antebellum North Carolina

Alan D. Watson

Examines state-funded transportation improvements from the early years of the nineteenth century to the start of the Civil War. Individual chapters are devoted to roads, bridges, inland navigation, canals, inlets, railroads, and steam navigation. Included is information about the efforts of Archibald D. Murphey to fund improvements using state money and the creation of a Board of Internal Improvements.

Paperbound. Pp. 165. Illus. Index. (2002) (t)


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