Hawkins delivered a draft memorandum that Eudy said was based on an agreement being negotiated with Virginia, which the pipeline will also traverse. The governor has acknowledged, though, that he hasn't heard any threat from Duke or other pipeline partners to withhold the money. On November 16, , a group of citizens, organized as "The Proprietors of the Wilmington Cemetery," was formed to develop a new cemetery. When the stamps arrived on November 28 on the H. The mint was not reopened at the war's end, but the building, albeit in a different location, now houses the Mint Museum of Art. There's been a lot of discussion of a revolving fund, with a board deciding on projects, similar to the state's Clean Water Management Trust Fund, Stephenson said. Two days after the election, in which a white Republican was elected mayor and both white and black aldermen were elected, more than white men attacked and burned the only black newspaper in the state and ran off the new officers. Fears after the rebellion resulted in the state legislature passing laws to restrict the rights of free blacks. Scroll down for video: North Carolinians were seeing pipeline commercials touting the promises that the project would bring new jobs to eastern North Carolina, but Cooper and others close to him "were just increasingly skeptical" of the claims, Eudy said. Draft versions of the memorandum of understanding laying out terms for the mitigation fund show changes handwritten in the margins by William McKinney, Cooper's in-house attorney, as the deal was worked up in December and January. Much of the money would have been used to help companies and farmers in eastern North Carolina hook into distribution lines tied back to the pipeline, covering the cost of expensive last-mile infrastructure that has to be built before gas can flow, the administration has said. View of the Old Court House, Charlotte, The demographic change was so large that the city became majority white, rather than the majority black it was before the white Democrats' coup. Durwood Stephenson, a developer and a former member of the North Carolina Board of Transportation, said he couldn't predict for much of whether Cooper would back the project or not. It's possible half of the pipeline fund could go to schools and half to the revolving fund, but that won't be enough, he said. Without natural gas, farmers turn to more expensive propane, putting operations without access to the pipeline at a disadvantage, Wooten said.