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Lowlander names appear in pre-1700 Carolina records and the first governor of the colony, William Drummond, was a Lowlander (Myer, 1957). The first gold received at the mint from Virginia, was deposited this year to the value of $2,500; and the first from South Carolina, to the value of $3,500. Afterwards some moved to Canada, depending on their loyalty to Britain. Constit'ition, budt at Ko.ton, "'' /^. ..^jht guns, constructed at Baltnnorc.

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