Name, place, and subject index to seven existing eighteenth-century newspapers printed in Edenton, Fayetteville, Hillsborough, New Bern, and Wilmington. An informative introduction discusses how newspapers were published in the eighteenth century and surveys those printed in North Carolina.
About the Author
Alan D. Watson is professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. One of North Carolina's most prolific historians, he has authored more than fifteen books and numerous articles on various topics in the Tar Heel State's colonial and revolutionary history.