Items collected by Moore, chairman of New Hanover Historical Commission, including original of the London Chronicle, No. 1443 (Mar. 18-20, 1766), with news of Wilmington's resistance to the Stamp Act; newspaper clipping containing extracts (1774-1775) from letter book of William Hill, Brunswick merchant; typescript recollections of the Wilmington race riot of 1898 by editor Thomas W. Clawson; and draft of speech by Adm. E. A. Anderson (1860-1933), Wilmington native, on need for sea power (n.d.). Also typed copy of Griffith J. McRee's "Imperfect Sketch" (1846) of Wilmington history, 1730-1779; and photocopies of Cape Fear River pilotage rates (1818, 1837) and pilot apprentice license (1866), of undated view and description of Wilmington, and of typed article by Moore about Moreau, Arabic-speaking slave of Gov. John Owen.