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produce of North Carolina, where, as yet, slaves were very few, and the lonely planters, under their mild sky, mingled a leisurely industry with the use of the fowling-piece. While the world was set on fire by wars of unparalleled extent, the unpolished inhabitants of North Carolina multiplied and spread in the enjoyment of the highest personal liberty. Five miles below Edenton, just a hundred yards from the sound, beneath the shade of a large cedar, the stone that marks the grave of Henderson Walker keeps the record that North Carolina, during his administration, enjoyed tranquillity. This is the history of four years in which the people, Chap XIX.} without molestation, enjoyed their wild independence. It was the liberty of freemen in the woods. North Carolina, like ancient Rome, was famed as the sanctuary of runaways; seventy years after Spotswood, Ms. its origin, Spotswood describes it as a country where there's scarce any form of government; and it long continued to be sai