Vick is a worthy appointment.

The Star of Zion (Charlotte, N.C.), 3 October 1889.

The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church began publishing The Star of Zion in 1876 and continues today as the longest continuously published African-American newspaper in North Carolina. In October 1889, it ran a small piece recognizing 25 year-old Samuel H. Vick‘s historic appointment as postmaster of Wilson, North Carolina.

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