By Robert W. Ramsey

This account of the payment of 1 phase of the North Carolina frontier -- the land among the Yadkin and Catawba rivers -- examines the method wherein the piedmont South used to be populated. via its creative use of thousands of resources and records, Robert Ramsey lines the stream of the unique settlers and their households from the time they stepped onto American seashores to their ultimate payment within the northwest Carolina territory. He considers the industrial, non secular, social, and geographical affects that led the settlers to Rowan County and describes how this frontier group was once prepared and supervised.

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