Category Archives: South Carolina

1765 North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia Map

This 1765 map of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia shows the locations of Native tribes and villages. Georgia 1765: Mintz, S., & McNeil, S. (2013). Digital History. Retrieved 26 Feb. 2014 from http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/ Hat tip to Yvonne for this … Continue reading

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Indian Jack and Whiskenboo

North Carolina Historical and Genealogical Register Extracts http://archive.org/stream/northcarolinahi00hathgoog/northcarolinahi00hathgoog_djvu.txt Please note that this document has been scanned and optically read.  This means that in places the old type may not have read or been interpreted correctly, causing anomalies in the print … Continue reading

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The Lost Rocks by David La Vere

“The Lost Rocks” is a book written by David La Vere about the Dare Stones.  David teaches American Indian History at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.  His book is available at major online bookstores, as well as in … Continue reading

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The Dare Stones, 1 Through 48

The Dare Stones are a series of forty-eight rocks chiseled with messages purporting to be from Eleanor White Dare providing information about the survivors of Sir Walter Raleigh’s Lost Colony who disappeared from Roanoke Island between 1587 and 1590. The stones, discovered … Continue reading

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Mary Richardson, Born Free of Indian Parents

From Lisa Henderson’s blog, we find the following record about Mary Richardson. Headquarters Bureau Refugee Freedmen and Abandoned Lands SC Charleston SC Aug. 11th 1866 Major General O. O. Howard Commissioner General: I have the honor to present the case … Continue reading

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Native Americans in the Carolina Borderlands, A Critical Ethnography by Michael Spivey

I’ve read a lot of books on the topic of Native people.  When I say a lot, I mean hundreds, if not thousands.  Some are reference books.  Some are histories or record stories.  And then, there is the cream of … Continue reading

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Fundamental Research List

For new and seasoned researchers both, I have put together what I consider to be a fundamental core list of books and resources absolutely essential to understanding the free people of color in colonial and post-colonial America.  The books are shown below and have … Continue reading

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