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Works Cited

Mecklenburg County Poor House and County Home
  1. Brown, Roy M. The University of North Carolina Social Study Series: Public Poor Relief in North Carolina. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1928.
  2. Carleton, Will. “Over the Hill to the Poor-House.” 1872
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  5. Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Minutes of the Court of Common Pleas and Quarter Sessions. Ferguson, Herman W., transcriber. 7 vols., Rocky Mount, NC: 1995-2005.
  6. Miller, John S., Jr. Interview in Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, July 17, 1996.
  7. Orr, T.J. Map of Mecklenburg County: Showing Townships, Boundaries, School Districts, Churches, Post Offices, Watercourses, Public Roads, Railroads, Etc. Copyrighted March 29, 1888; 39”X34”, scale 1 mile to the inch.
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