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Updated February 1, 2011.

The UNC Digital Southern Historical Collection has copies of the handwritten original of the Tales of Knotts Island and the History of Currituck. Here's the link: Henry Beasley Ansell.  The handwritten and typed copies with index are also available at the Currituck Library in Barco.

TALES OF KNOTTS ISLAND

Written by Henry Beasley Ansell from 1907 to 1912

January 20, 2011. INTRODUCTION

January 14, 2011. Chapter I KNOTTS ISLAND GEOGRAPHY

January 28, 2011. Chapter II FIRST SETTLERS

January 28, 2011. Chapter III BOYS AMUSEMENTS

January 29, 2011. Chapter IV BUMBLEBEES

January 29, 2011. Chapter V JACOB DAWLEY

January 31, 2011. Chapter VI FIRST SCHOOL

January 31, 2011. Chapter VII BURKES SCHOOL

February 1, 2011. Chapter VIII BRIGGS SCHOOL

February 1, 2011. Chapter IX BRIGGS AGAIN

January 9, 2011. Chapter X EARLY FAMILY NAMES

January 21, 2011. Chapter XI OLD GUNNERS

January 21, 2011. Chapters XII & XIII COOPER & BOWDEN

January 22, 2011. Chapter XIV FISHING

January 22, 2011. Chapters XV TWO GREAT STORMS

January 23, 2011. Chapter XVI POLITICS

January 23, 2011. Chapters XVII SENIORS

January 25, 2011. Chapter XVIII MYTHOLOGY

January 25, 2011. Chapters XIX HAUNTED PLACES

January 26, 2011. Chapter XX WITCHCRAFT

January 26, 2011. Chapters XXI STATE OF SOCIETY

January 14, 2011. Chapter XXII EARLY CHURCHES

January 15, 2011. Chapter XXIII CHURCH REVIVALS

January 16, 2011. Chapter XXIV TWO ROADS

January 17, 2011. Chapter XXV CHURCH PROCEEDINGS

January 15, 2011. Chapter XXVI METHODISM

January 16, 2011. Chapter XXVII METHODIST CONFERENCE

January 17, 2011. Chapter XXVIII WOODHOUSE

January 18, 2011. Chapter XXIX KNOTTS ISLAND AGO

January 18, 2011. Chapter XXX NEW TIMES

January 19, 2011. Chapter XXXI CHURCH WORSHIP

January 19, 2011. Chapter XXXII INTEMPERANCE

January 20, 2011. Chapter XXXIII RADICAL CHANGE

January 20, 2011. Chapter XXXIV KNOWLEDGE

January 20, 2011. Chapter XXXV THE CLOSE