The Codes

Title: Edenton, NC

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Date: 1722

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Assessment: From Tom Campanella: In Edenton, NC (1722), houses were to be "not of less Dimensions than Twenty Feet long, Fifteen Feet in width and Eight Feet in Height between the first floor and the joists, etc." [Laws, 1740, ch.1 sec.2, quoted in J. Bryan Grimes, "Some Notes on Colonial North Carolina."]