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Miscellaneous Mill Records of North Carolina By Stewart Dunaway
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Miscellaneous Mill Records of North Carolina is a collection of all the counties which preserved their records, but the quantity did not warrant a standalone book. The counties included in this book... More > are Alexander, Anson, Ashe, Brunswick, Caldwell, Cumberland, Jones, Lenior, Lincoln, Moore, Montgomery, Robeson, Stokes, Tryon, Tyrell, Warren, Wayne and Wilkes.< Less
Randolph County, NC - Bridge and Mill Records By Stewart Dunaway
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Here is the Bridge and MILL records from the N.C. Archives for Randolph County. The records are very thorough, although the bridge records are not that old. As with all my road/bridge books, the... More > original images are included and a transcript of the details of the bridge. AMAZING - Mill petitions that survived the years, were also sent to the Archives. Ususally, only Court Minutes ever document the mill requests (damming of the rivers). These OLD records are very informative. Sadly, there wasnt a lot of them. The more modern records are law suits.< Less
Victoria Mill By Denis Montgomery
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A book of fine photographs illustrating one of the last great traditional cotton mills of Lancashire. Victoria Mill in Horwich was founded in 1904 by W.T.Taylor and finally closed at the beginning of... More > the 21st century. Today, it has disappeared to be replaced by a housing estate. This book depicts the workings of the mill and its people in 1981 when it was still producing to full capacity. These images are a rare historical record, and a nostalgic glimpse of times long gone.< Less
Davidson County, N.C. - Mill Records (1831-1939) By Stewart Dunaway
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Davidson County Mill Records contains mainly legal issues dealing with mills. This collection is not the typical county collection, which usually includes petitions for new mills. Then as time... More > progresses law suits will appear. However, Davidson records are relatively modern. Despite this situation, what records were preserved are provided here.< Less
Franklin County, N.C. - Mill Records - 1804-1872 By Stewart Dunaway
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Here is a great collection of Mill records for the County of Franklin. These records provide great insight to 19th century water mill's in North Carolina. Issues from the ponds, dams, flooding, etc.... More > Illness (miasma) from the mill ponds are documented as well. This book contains a law suit surrounding a mill dam construction project. It includes a detailed construction plan with a drawing for a "falling dam" in the 1850's.< Less
Orange County, N.C. - Mill Records - 1782-1859 By Stewart Dunaway
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This book is the complete collection of Mill Petitions and law suits for Orange County, N.C. In order to dam up a stream/river to errect a mill, a petition was required to be approved by the court.... More > This book contains these records, including the actual image, and a transcript. Also maps and pictures are provided for those mills/location that can be found today. In addition this book contains a detail suit over the George Johnston mill on New Hope Creek. A fantastic story to read, from the law suit. Updated June 2010 to add more information found in court records and some additional information from my research on Patterson Mill on New Hope Creek - which will become a standalone book. * UPDATED to add new records from court trials.< Less
Northampton County, N.C. - Mill and Ferry Records By Stewart Dunaway
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Northampton County Mill and Ferry Records contains a very nice collection of mill petitions. It covers from 1786 to 1855. In addition this county has a fair collection of Ferry records spanning from... More > 1791 to 1867. Also in the ferry records is a complaint about Gen Baker confiscating a ferry operators boats during the Civil War. The operator then stated, the boats were destroyed! *Updated June 2012*< Less
Warren County, N.C. - Bridge and Mill Records By Stewart Dunaway
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Warren County Bridge Mill Records contains a very nice collection of mill and bridge petitions. The reason for combining the mill records (1772-1872 aprox. 93 pgs) with the bridge petitions, are due... More > to both referencing rivers and creeks. Most bridges were erected near a mill, and since the mill records don’t warrant their own dedicated book (for Warren), I included them with this volume. The Bridge records were stored in one dedicated box, representing a very large collection (1800-1887). * Road Records are in a standalone book *< Less
Caswell and Person County, N.C. - Mill Records By Stewart Dunaway
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Caswell County was formed from the northern part of Orange County (1777). Person was divided out of Caswell (1791). This book combines both counties. Caswell has older records, although not a lot.... More > Yet, Person County only contains two mill's and they are both law suits. However, the second law suit is full of drawings and historical notes and descriptions about the Colthran Mill.< Less
Maps and Drawings of North Carolina - Road, Bridge, Mill and Ferry Records By Stewart Dunaway
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This book contains all the maps (images) from the Road, bridge, mill and ferry records, residing in the NC State Archives (Raleigh). The back cover lists the counties and quantity of maps or drawings... More > which were discovered in these county collections. The actual petition information is not provided in this book, that remains with the individual county (book) records, transcribed by this author. Added a few from Robeson County - all mill plats - Ashhole Creek. New County road and bridge records continued to be transcribed by this author, and more maps are being located. This book has been updated for these additional counties and their maps. However, it continues to be true, that very few drawings/maps were provided in the early 18th century records, and many county collections do not include maps or drawings.* UPDATED * February 2014 - ALL 18th Century road and bridge records have been completed for the entire State of NC, this book has been updated from that effort.< Less