Ask and Answer for June 20

June 20, 2011 

Ask and Answer

This week's question

Most Beaufort real estate sold by the federal government in 1864 was purchased by whom?

From last week

Question: In the boom of commercial activity in the late 1860s, 20 of the 23 "general" shops listed were dealers in what?

Answer: Twenty of the 23 "general" shops listed were dealers in liquor, the majority of which were located on Bay, Carteret and Scott streets.

First to answer correctly: No one had the correct answer.

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