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A Communication by Mrs. Roger Moore

Identifier: SC-MS-130
Scope and Contents In her four page letter, which appeared to be directed to the local newspaper, the Wilmington Messenger, Mrs. Susan Moore, wife of Roger, took issue with an earlier story in the Elm City Mirror which had claimed that the leader of the "revolution of 1898 in Wilmington" was Colonel Alfred M. Waddell (1834-1912). According to Moore, the leaders were in fact her husband, Colonel Roger Moore and Doctor J. E. Matthews, and that Waddell was not informed of the movement's plans until after his...
Dates: 1899, 1973

"Wilmington Riot of November 10, 1898" Source Documents

Identifier: SC-MS-069
Scope and Contents This collection was compiled in 1973 by Michael Glancy, to complete his Multiple Abilities Project research report entitled "The Wilmington Riot of November 10, 1898." The collection includes xerographic, microform, and photocopies of newspaper and periodical articles, letters, memoranda, resolutions, and memoirs of some of the principal participants in the November 10, 1898 racially-motivated coup d'etat of Wilmington, NC. Featured persons include Alfred Moore Waddell, Senator Marion...
Dates: 1865-1936 (photocopies)

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  • Language: English X
  • Repository: Randall Library Special Collections X
  • Subject: Wilmington Massacre, Wilmington, N.C., 1898 X
  • Names: Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912 X

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