Historical and descriptive review of the state of North Carolina including the manufacturing and mercantile industries of the towns of ... and sketches of their leading men and business houses by John Lethem

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Published by Empire Pub. Co. in Charleston, S.C .

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  • Commerce,
  • Manufacturing industries,
  • Description and travel,
  • Directories,
  • Biography,
  • North Caroliniana

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