Daily Archives: February 10, 2018

James Holt’s Mysterious Goldmine by Helen Gardner

I promise that if you persist in developing this mine you and your sons will taste the fires of hell.” Those unsolicited words, uttered at the gathering of a family at supper by total stranger, forever changed the course of … Continue reading

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James Holt’s dream at age 8

Biographical Note/Historical Note James Holt was born on 10 February 1804 in Halifax County, North Carolina, to Jesse and Elizabeth Davis Holt. He married Mary Pain in 1830. She died in 1845 and that same year he married Parthenia Overton. … Continue reading

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