North Carolina papers.

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North Carolina papers.

North Carolina papers.

The participation of North Carolina troops in the Revolution is described in letters of General Robert Howe, Stephen Moore, R. Rutherford, Allen Jones, John Armstrong, Thomas Burke, William Davidson, Richard Caswell, John Penn, and others, 1777-1783; and in orders of the Assembly, 1777. The letters discuss the resolutions of the Assembly concerning the ratification of the Constitution, 1787-1788; the question of imposts by North Carolina, 1788; paper currency, 1785; treaties and sales of Indian lands, 1827; slavery, laws, finances, freemasonry, religion, local affairs, political and military appointments. Also included are: manuscript map of the dividing line between Virginia and Carolina, 1728; printed copy of the amendment to the Constitution of North Carolina and of the Declaration of Rights, 1788; "Orderly Book, North Carolina Line," 1777; muster roll of British troops in Charleston, S.C., 1782.

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Moore, Stephen, 1950-....

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Armstrong, John, 1758-1843

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) American soldier and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Michael O'Mealy, agent of the American merchant, ...

Davidson, William, Sir

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Penn, John, 1729-1795

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) Grandson of William Penn, last lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania and Delaware under the proprietorship. From the description of Warrant : ...

Rutherford, Robert, 1728-1803

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Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789

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Caswell served as governor of North Carolina from 1776-1780. From the description of Appointment of Justices of the Peace, Craven County, North Carolina, 1779. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235991081 American Rev. General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Camp near Harrisburg", to Major General Greene, 1781 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133327 Richard Caswell (1729-1789) was governor of North Carolina, ge...

Burke, Thomas, approximately 1747-1783

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Member Continental Congress; Gov. of North Carolina. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Governor Caswell of North Carolina, 1777 July 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527010 Governor of North Carolina and delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress from North Carolina. From the description of Thomas Burke correspondence, 1779-1782. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451985 Thomas Burke was a native of Ireland who emigrate...

Jones, Allen, 1739-1807

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Allen Jones was a brigadier general with the North Carolina militia. From the description of Allen Jones papers, 1781. WorldCat record id: 24040672 ...

Howe, Robert, 1732-1786

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Robert Howe (1732-1786) was a major-general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution. He served as justice of the peace in Bladen and Brunswick counties, N.C., and member of the North Carolina Assembly. From the guide to the Robert Howe Papers, ., 1776-1853, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Army officer. From the description of Papers of Robert Howe, 1776-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 710...