Businessman, planter and author
Agent and attorney for the Eastern Cherokees
Member of the North Carolina State Senate and Chairman of its Committee on Internal Improvements
Early railroad builder in western North Carolina
Builder of . . . — — Map (db m17930) HM
on Southern Boundary Line of lands allotted to the earl of Granville, one of the lords proprietors, in 1743 by the British Crown.
The dividing line between Burke and Rutherford counties ran here until after 1792.
Beginning corner of grants 501 . . . — — Map (db m61479) HM