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Tabitha Anne Holton was a 22-year-old woman who became North Carolina‚Äôs first female attorney after successfully passing the bar examination, alongside her brother, Samuel Melanchthon Holton, in 1878. Her success was published in both Northern and Southern newspapers and drew a variety of comments, including some about her appearance. She practiced with her brother in […]

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