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Ask and Answer for June 13

This week's question

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

From last week

Question: What Reconstruction-era political leader owned more property than any other African-American in Beaufort in 1870?

Answer: Robert Smalls. His property was valued at $6,000.

First to answer correctly: W. Monroe Keyserling

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