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  • No. 12.--SCOTLAND MILLS, LAURINBURG, N. C. Tallest lad about fourteen years old, has worked eight years in mill, six years at night. The next in height has worked there three years. No. 13.--DICKSON MILL, LAURINBURG, N. C. Children of night superintendent. Bessie runs four sides, his worked two years at night. Frank (smallest) doffer, has worked two years at night. George (largest) doffer, has worked three years at night. Was proud that he could write his name. Night work of all these children is illegal. From Child Labor in the Carolinas: [A]ccount of Investigations Made in the Cotton Mills of North and South Carolina, by Rev. A. E. Seddon, A. H. Ulm and Lewis W. Hine, under the Direction of the Southern Office of the National Child Labor Committee.