Tales from Old Carolina

traditional and historical sketches of the area between and about the Chowan River and Great Dismal Swamps by F. Roy Johnson

Publisher: Johnson Pub. Co. in Murfreesboro, N.C

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  • Albemarle Region (N.C.),
  • North Carolina,
  • Albemarle Region.


  • Folklore -- North Carolina -- Albemarle Region.,
  • Albemarle Region (N.C.) -- History.

Edition Notes

Statementby F. Roy Johnson.
LC ClassificationsF262.A33 J6
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5939129M
LC Control Number65008878

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