Behind the Scenes of Durham in 1890

Richard Harvey Wright and Julian Carr are up to something, but what, I’m not totally sure. There is something going on, and Julian Carr wants to make sure Richard Wright stays quiet about it.

Theo Allen, an attorney representing Richard Wright, is preparing to take the Dukes to court. Apparently, since Richard left the W. Duke Sons and Company, the Dukes have made huge profits due to the introduction of the Bonsack Machine. It looks like everyone wants a piece of the pie.

On the other hand, William T. Blackwell, now the president of the Bank of Durham is struggling. It is clear he needs money as quickly as he can get it. If you want to know if Richard sends him the money, you can be assured he did not.

I’m excited to share that my book, A Story of Durham: Told the Wright Way, is now available in hardback!

For the past two years, I have been researching and writing about my grandfather’s uncle, Richard Harvey Wright. When I began my search, I knew very little about this man except that he was one of the founding fathers of Durham, North Carolina. But what I discovered was a story of passion, love, and a determination to succeed with no boundaries. My new book, A Story of Durham: Told the Wright Way, will cause you to reflect on your own history and hopefully create in you a desire to study your past to understand your

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