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Early Statehood (1789-1820)
Bill of Rights
by Childs, T. Mike. North Carolina's original copy of the Bill of Rights, stolen in 1865, has had a long and checkered journey before it finally returned to the state in 2005.It was created in 1789, when Congress [...] (from NCpedia.)
Bingham School
by Anderson, Jean B. The Bingham School was actually a series of classical academies overseen by three generations of the Bingham family over a period of 135 years. The esteem in which these teachers were held was such [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bishop of London
by Nelson, John K. During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the bishop of London had extradiocesan responsibility for Anglican congregations and clergy outside the British Isles. The precise legal and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blakeley Silver Service
by Murray, Elizabeth Reid, Farnham, Thomas J. Blakeley Silver Service by Thomas J. Farnham, 2006 Additional research provided by Elizabeth Reid Murray. See also: Wasp. Word that Captain Johnston Blakeley and the men of the U.S. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blakeley, Johnston
by Lemmon, Sarah McCulloh. Johnston Blakeley, naval officer and hero of the War of 1812, was born near the village of Seaford in County Down, Ireland. His father, John Blakeley, emigrated with his wife and son to Wilmington [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blossom's Ferry
by Tetterton, Beverly. Blossom's Ferry was located on the Northeast Cape Fear River on the border between New Hanover and Pender Counties, one mile east-northeast of the community of Castle Hayne and approximately nine [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blount, Nathaniel
by Lemmon, Sarah McCulloh. Nathaniel Blount, Anglican clergyman, was born in Beaufort County, the third of five sons of Reading Blount. Reared in a family of some means and influence in Eastern Carolina, Blount received [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bonnie Blue Flag
by Powell, William S. The Bonnie Blue Flag, a rectangular blue field with a single five-pointed star in the center, is the familiar name of a flag that dates from 16 Sept. 1810, when it was used by the short-lived [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Borough Towns
by Norris, David A. Borough towns were towns that were entitled to send a member to the legislature of North Carolina. These towns sent representatives to the colonial Assembly, the five Provincial Congresses, the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boundaries, State
by Norris, David A. Boundaries, State by David A. Norris, 2006 See also: Carolinas, Separation of; History of the Dividing Line; Tennessee, Formation of; Walton [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)

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