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    • Governors' Papers: William R. Davie, Correspondence, March 1799

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    • William Richardson Davie (June 22, 1756 - November 5, 1820) was the tenth governor of North Carolina. He was elected for one term (December 1798 - November 1799). His governorship was cut short when President John Adams appointed him as one of...
    • Wood, James, 1741-1813.; Paisley, John.; Gibson, Solomon.; Bell, Robert.; Mebane, John.; Ivey, Claiborne.
    • Governors' Papers: Samuel Johnston, Correspondence, December 1788

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    • Samuel Johnston served as North Carolina's sixth governor from December 1787 through December 1789. While governor, he presided over the North Carolina convention that ratified the United States Constitution in November 1789. Johnston also oversaw...
    • Winn, Richard, 1750-1818.; Sevier, John, 1745-1815.; Thomas, Abishai.;
    • Governors' Papers: Samuel Johnston, Correspondence, February 1788

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    • Samuel Johnston served as North Carolina's sixth governor from December 1787 through December 1789. While governor, he presided over the North Carolina convention that ratified the United States Constitution in November 1789. Johnston also oversaw...
    • Winder, William.; White, James, 1749-1809.; Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816.; Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828.; Ross, Tagert.; Child, Francis.; Sevier, John, 1745-1815.; Robertson, Drury, 1727-1797.;
    • Governors' Papers: Samuel Johnston, Correspondence, December 1787

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    • Samuel Johnston served as North Carolina's sixth governor from December 1787 through December 1789. While governor, he presided over the North Carolina convention that ratified the United States Constitution in November 1789. Johnston also oversaw...
    • Winder, William.
    • Governors' Papers: Samuel Johnston, Correspondence, September 1788

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    • Samuel Johnston served as North Carolina's sixth governor from December 1787 through December 1789. While governor, he presided over the North Carolina convention that ratified the United States Constitution in November 1789. Johnston also oversaw...
    • Williamson, Hugh, 1735-1819.; Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816.; Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.; Ogden, Titus.; Osgood, Samuel.;
    • Governors' Papers: Samuel Johnston, Correspondence, March 1789

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    • Samuel Johnston served as North Carolina's sixth governor from December 1787 through December 1789. While governor, he presided over the North Carolina convention that ratified the United States Constitution in November 1789. Johnston also oversaw...
    • Williamson, Hugh, 1735-1819.; Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816.; Thomas, Abishai.;
    • Governors' Papers: Samuel Johnston, Correspondence, October 1788

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    • Samuel Johnston served as North Carolina's sixth governor from December 1787 through December 1789. While governor, he presided over the North Carolina convention that ratified the United States Constitution in November 1789. Johnston also oversaw...
    • Williamson, Hugh, 1735-1819.; Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816.; Osgood, Samuel.; Dromgoole, Alexander.; Martin, Joseph, 1740-1808.; Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.; Caldwell, Andrew.; Deaderick, David.; Gourley, Thomas.;
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Caswell, Correspondence, April 1780

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    • Richard Caswell was elected governor of the state by the provincial congress in December 1776 and was re-elected to annual terms under the constitution by the General Assemblies of 1777, 1778, and 1779. The constitution allowed only three...
    • Williams, John.;
    • Governors' Papers: Samuel Johnston, Correspondence, October 1789

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    • Samuel Johnston served as North Carolina's sixth governor from December 1787 through December 1789. While governor, he presided over the North Carolina convention that ratified the United States Constitution in November 1789. Johnston also oversaw...
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799.; Philips, Etheldred.; Dromgoole, Alexander.; Williamson, Hugh, 1735-1819.; Thomas, Abishai.;
    • Letter from George Washington to Governor and Council, 1790

    • 1790-08-26
    • In a letter dated August 26, 1790, George Washington wrote the Governor (Alexander Martin) and Council of State congratulating them on the ratification of the Constitution. In the letter, Washington thanks the governor and council for the "friendly...
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799.
    • Letter from George Washington to Governor and Council of State, 1789

    • 1789-06-19
    • George Washington took his country's presidential oath of office in April of 1789. Prior to North Carolina's second Constitutional Convention, which ratified the federal Constitution, President George Washington addressed the this letter to the...
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799.
    • George Washington, New York, October 2, 1789, to Samuel Johnston.

    • 1789-10-02
    • Presidential Signature: George Washington (1789-1797) Washington transmits a list of amendments to the Constitution of the United States (The Bill of Rights) to Governor Johnston and urges North Carolina to ratify the Constitution thereby joining...
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799.
    • Letter from George Washington to Governor and Council of State, 1789

    • 1789-06-19
    • George Washington took his country's presidential oath of office in April of 1789. Prior to North Carolina's second Constitutional Convention, which ratified the federal Constitution, President George Washington addressed the this letter to the...
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799.
    • Colonial and state records of North Carolina

    • 1622; 1623; 1624; 1625; 1626; 1627; 1628; 1629; 1630; 1631; 1632; 1633; 1634; 1635; 1636; 1637; 1638; 1639; 1640; 1641; 1642; 1643; 1644; 1645; 1646; 1647; 1648; 1649; 1650; 1651; 1652; 1653; 1654; 1655; 1656; 1657; 1658; 1659; 1660; 1661; 1662;...
    • The Colonial and State Records of North Carolina is a twenty-six volume set of transcribed and printed documents covering North Carolina's history from its founding to shortly after the ratification of the United States Constitution. Published...
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    • Bill of Rights. United States Constitution

    • 1789
    • The Bill of Rights is the name given to the first 10 amendments of the United States Constitution. These amendments are a series of limitations on the power of the United States Federal government. George Washington commissioned fourteen copies to...
    • United States. Congress (1st : 1789-1791)

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