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From North Carolina

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Parent Issue
Day
19
Month
May
Year
1865
Copyright
Public Domain
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A Kaleigh special etiys the destitntion )f the people of North Carolina is terri)le. Commissnnea aro constantly bcsieged with applioants for food. The :ountry ia dovastated, and its immedíáto vicinity ruined. Mon and women with but a single garinent to cover thoïr half starved forrns are begging in tha streets of Raleigh. The system of foraging, carried on by both artuies has stripped the inhsbitants of thoir sabsistence, and .hey aro with few exceptions, reduced o want, and starvation starea them in ,ha face. Even soino of tho wealthieat 'amilics havo been brought to poverty. The Governor is doing all in his power 'or their assistanoe, but cannot doeveryhing.

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Subjects
Old News
Michigan Argus