The Codes

Title: Newtown, NC

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Date: 18th century

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Assessment: From Tom Campanella: Newtown, predecessor of Wilmington, NC, was granted town status by the colonial legislature "Provided, the Inhabitants thereof do, within the space of two years from the date hereof build and erect six Brick Houses in the principal streets, of forty feet long and thirty feet deep." [Colonial Records of NC, vol.4, p43]