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Courtesy North Carolina State Archives.

Date created
1792
Location
Raleigh, North Carolina
License
This work is believed to be in the public domain. Users are advised to make their own copyright assessment and to understand their rights to fair use.
Source
Original image housed by North Carolina State Archives

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  • North Carolina in the New Nation: Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina in the early national period (1790–1836). Topics include the development of state government and political parties, agriculture, the Great Revival, education, the gold rush, the growth of slavery, Cherokee Removal, and battles over internal improvements and reform. (Page 1.3)

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William Christmas' plan for Raleigh, 1792

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A. Union Square a beautiful eminence which com-mands a view of the town, and a fine prospect of the surround-ing country in the centre of this Square the State house will be placed. B. Four Groves of young oak and Hickory containing an Acre each neatly trimd [sic] & grubbd [sic]. C. four open square re-served for Publick Purposes that in the N.E. corner is supposed to be a proper situation for the Governors House. a.b.c.d. Halifax, Newbern, Fayette [sic] & Hillsborough Streets. e.f.g. Lane Jones & Edenton Streets. h.i.k. Morgan Hargett & Martin Sts. l.m.n. Davie, Cabarrus & Lenoir Streets. o.p.q.r. Bloodworth, Person, Blount & Wilmington Sts. s.t.v.w. Salisbury, McDowall [sic] Dawson & Harrington Streets. The four main Streets. 99 feet and the others 66 feet wide. The annexd [sic] plot is a repre-sentation of the 1000 Acres of Land purchased from Joel Lane for the State, showing the relative situation of the city to the court house. The line on the west [MS. illegible] so near the Co. House as to take in Lanes storing house. The City contains 400 Acres and each Lot an Acre. A little better than one third of the town on the west side is cleard [sic]