Ashe, John Baptista, 1748-1802Alternative names
John Baptista Ashe, revolutionary soldier and politician of North Carolina, held numerous offices after the war.
In Dec. 1786, Ashe was chosen as a delegate to the Continental Congress and represented his state during the year 1787. He was elected to the first and second Congresses, 1789-1793. Ashe was later elected to the governorship of North Carolina in 1802, but died in Halifax before taking office.
From the description of Letter : New York [N.Y.], to His Excellency, Richard Caswell esquire, 1787 Aug. 16. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 36125506
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