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R. A. Smith

Submitted to Gov. Thomas W. Bickett around July 1920 a note congratulating him on his anti-lynching efforts. 

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R. C. Stover

Could be Rhea Stover, of Johnson City, T.N.

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R. D. Bailey

Statesville, NC, resident in 1920

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R. F. Litaker

Secretary of the Moose Heart in July 1919

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R. H. Livermore

Resident and commissioner of Pembroke NC in 1920

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R. H. Riddick

Rev. in the AME Zion Church

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R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

The R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company was a tobacco manufacturing operation in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It was chartered in 1890 and for a period of time (1899 to 1912) was part of the American Tobacco Company trust owned by James B. Duke. The company has undergone many changes through the years but can still be found today under the name of Reynolds American, Inc.

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R. Mitchell

Most likely Robert Mitchell, born circa 1862 in Martin County, North Carolina. Mitchell was a jeweler and watchmaker who owned his own shop in Washington, North Carolina.

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R. R. Clark

Statesville, NC, resident in 1920

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R. R. Fleming

Resident of Pactolus, North Carolina, in June 1917. During World War I, he was recommended to serve on the Pitt County Exemption Board; he doesn't seem to have served on the board.

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Ralph Carmack McLemore

Born May 20, 1888, in Cumberland County, North Carolina. At the outbreak of World War I, McLemore was a carpenter for the Seaboard Air Line Railroad in Portsmouth, Virginia.

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Ralph Weekes

Weekes was Commander in Chief of Barbados

Randall, Erwin Mark

Born February 22, 1891, in Worley, North Carolina. Randall was a laborer in Hot Springs, North Carolina, when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was subsequently inducted into the service in May 1918 and served with the 156th Depot Brigade and the 316th Field Artillery. He was honorably discharged on March 24, 1919.

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Reid Phillip Joyce

Born June 13, 1871, in Westfield, North Carolina. Joyce was deputy sheriff in Stokes County. While attempting to break up a fight on April 18, 1920, he was shot and killed. The shooter was alleged to be a black man named Bunk Hairston.

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Reid Rufus Morrison

Born January 2, 1883, in Iredell County, North Carolina. Morrison served as a captain in the 113th Field Artillery during World War I. He was deployed overseas from May 1918 to March 1919 and saw combat at St. Mihiel, the Meuse-Argonne, and Lorraine. He received an honorably discharge on March 28, 1919.

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Reilley, Laura Holmes

Born November 28, 1861, in St. Louis, Missouri. Reilley, nee Holmes, was an influential suffrage advocate who helped organize and administer several women's organizations in the state. During World War I, she served on the North Carolina Council of Defense and as chairman of the Committee on Women's Defense Work.

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Rembert J. Beverly

Born October 10, 1864, near Wadesboro, North Carolina. Beverly was a prominent African American farmer and land owner in Anson County, North Carolina.

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Reverend Doctor Philip Bearcroft Person
Rich Edwards

He lived in Johnston County and signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs about the need for another justice in their section of the county.

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Richard Alsop

He was an owner of the vessel Sloop Fox.

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Richard Babey

He lived in Johnston County and signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs about the need for another justice in their section of the county.

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Richard Baker
Richard Caswell, Jr.

He was born August 3, 1729 and died November 10, 1789. He was a militia officer, member of the colonial assembly, and the first elected governor of North Carolina in 1776 after independence was declared. He was re-elected several times as North Carolina's governor in 1777, 1778, 1779, 1785, 1786, and 1787.

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Richard Cogdell
Richard Dillard

Born December 5, 1857, in Nansemond County, Virginia. Dillard was a physician in Edenton, North Carolina.

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Richard Edgcumbe, 2nd Baron Edgcumbe

He was made a Lord of Trade in 1754.

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Richard Edgecumbe, 2nd Baron Edgecumbe

Edgecumbe (also spelled Edgecombe) held numerous political offices.  During Arthur Dobbs's royal gubernatorial administration, he was on the Board of Trade. His father, Richard Edgecumbe, 1st Baron Edgecumbe, is the namesake for Edgecombe County, North Carolina.

Richard Edward Williams

Richard Edward Williams, born in Kenansville, North Carolina, on April 30, 1874. Williams was a Biddle University graduate and a clerk for the United States Postal Service. During World War I, Williams volunteered for the YMCA and provided canteen services in France.

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Richard Ellis
Richard Fenner

During Arthur Dobb's royal gubernatorial administration, Fenner (? - 1766) served as deputy clerk of council, deputy secretary, and deputy register of the Court of Chancery. A Carteret County landowner, he was also commission of the peace for the county. He was active in local politics, education, and other activities.

Richard Gold Allsbrook

Born December 13, 1874, in Scotland Neck, North Carolina. An attorney by training, Allsbrook was senior partner of the Allsbrook & Phillips law office in Tarboro, North Carolina, and was later a law partner of congressman Claude Kitchin. He additionally served as mayor of Tarboro from 1904 to 1905 and as solicitor for the fourth (later second) judicial district of North Carolina from 1910 to 1923.

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Richard Henderson

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother and Oliver Wallace who were accused of horse stealing and sentenced to death.

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Richard J. Barrett
Richard James Person
Richard Montgomery

An Irish officer in the British Army, Montgomery led several campaigns during the Seven Years War.  Later during the American Revolution, he became a major general in the Continental Army.

Richard Moon

He was master of the vessel Sloop New York Packett.

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Richard Osbaldeston

Osbaldeston was the Bishop of London from 1762 to 1764.

Richard Parker

Alexander Mebane petitioned Arthur Dobbs for Parker to command two new companies of the Orange County militia.

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Richard Pearce

He lived in Johnston County and signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs about the need for another justice in their section of the county.

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Richard Phelps

Richard Phelps (1744-1771) serves as Under-Secretary for the Colonies in 1768.  He was appointed and the left the office in the same year.

Richard Rigby
Richard Simmonds

He signed a petition with other men from Johnston County to Arthur Dobbs requesting the governor appoint new captains for the company in Johnston County.

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Richard Smith Busbee

Born April 18, 1878, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Busbee was president of the Atlantic Fire Insurance Company, president of the Raleigh Building and Loan Association, and chairman of the Wake County Welfare Board.

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Richard Spaight

He served as Secretary and Clerk of the Crown in North Carolina appointed by the Governor in November 1755.

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Richard Stanley

He also signed a petition requesting a Justice of the Peace be assigned to Currituck County after the previous justice was moved out of the county.

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Richard Turner
Richard Walise

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother ca. 1763.

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Ritchie Hardware Company Company
Roane, Charles Thomas

Born May 20, 1858, in Macon County, North Carolina. Roane served as sheriff of Macon County for eight years and later as a deputy United States Marshal.

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Robart Bryant

He lived in Johnston County and signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs about the need for another justice in their section of the county. He received a Captains commission from Governor Arthur Dobbs to lead a group of soldiers from Johnston County.

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