To the freemen of Iredell County

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    Circular from Joseph M. Bogle, North Carolina state legislator, to constituents in Iredell County, summarizing activities during recent session. Includes: taxation and finance (states that "North Carolina has in past times wasted thousands of dollars on useless projects of improvement"); establishment of branch of Supreme Court in Statesville; his opposition to recently passed bill banning teaching slaves to read and write; Bank of North Carolina; loan to University of North Carolina; homestead bill; constitutional convention.
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