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This report is extracted from the 1000 Section (Confirmed Newspaper Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.   Either a compiler, publisher or repository had confirmed the existance of this index and supplied information for the report. See the INTRODUCTION for the methodology used in compiling the LATHROP REPORT.

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INDEX NAME:  Marriage notices, obituaries, and items of genealogical interest in the Cape Fear Recorder, the Peoples Press and the Wilmington Advertiser from August 26 1829 to December 24 1883.
  • CAPE FEAR RECORDER Wilmington NC 1829(Aug 26)-1832(Aug 7)
  • PEOPLES PRESS Wilmington NC 1833(Jan 16-Oct 30)
  • WILMINGTON ADVERTISER Wilmington NC 1833(Nov 6-Dec 24)
PO Box 1463
Wilmington NC 28401
AVAILABILITY:  Copies of the index may still be available from the publisher, Lewis P. Hall. Write for information. The index is available for public use in the New Hanover County Public Library (409 Market St. Wilmington NC 28401).
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The index includes marriages, obituaries, and selective items such as land sales, military promotions, poisonous snakes killed, and rewards for runaway slaves. News from New Hanover County and surrounding counties is included.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book form index, typewritten and printed on 8½x11 inch pages. The index is divided into two sections: ABSTRACTS and INDEX TO ABSTRACTS. Brief abstracts of the selected newspaper articles have been arranged in chronological order in the ABSTRACTS section. These abstracts include the date of the newspaper, but not the page or column. The INDEX TO ABSTRACTS section is an alphabetical list of personal names, places, organizations, etc. along with the page number in the ABSTRACTS section where this name appeared.
Walter R. Griffin & Jay L. Rasmussen. "Comprehensive guide to the location of published and unpublished newspaper indexes in North Carolina repositories." North Carolina Libraries, v.32, p.11, Fall 1974.
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