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Encyclopedia > Arthur Dobbs

Arthur Dobbs (2 April 1689-March 28, 1765) was a colonial governor and writer on trade. Dobbs wrote an Essay on the Trade and Improvement of Ireland in two parts (1728 and 1730). He was Governor of North Carolina 1754-1765. April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... Events Louis XIV of France passed the Code Noir, allowing the full use of slaves in the French colonies. ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in leap years). ... 1765 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Events Astronomical aberration discovered by the astronomer James Bradley Swedish academy of sciences founded at Uppsala The founding of the University of Havana (Universidad de la Habana), Cubas most well-established university. ... Events Pope Clement XII elected September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754) Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina Births April 16 - Henry Clinton, British general (d. ... 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1765 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...

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Further reading

  • D. Clarke, Arthur Dobbs, esquire, 1689–1765 (1957)
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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Dobbs County, North Carolina - definition of Dobbs County, North Carolina in Encyclopedia (142 words)
Dobbs County is a former county located in the state of North Carolina.
In 1779 the western part of Dobbs County became Wayne County, and the county seat was moved from its original location on Walnut Creek to the town of Kingston, which was renamed Kinston in 1784.
In 1791 Dobbs County was divided into Greene County and Lenoir County, and ceased to exist.
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