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    • Governors' Papers: Benjamin Williams, Correspondence, 1801

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    • Benjamin Williams (b. 1751 - d. 1814) was the eleventh (1799-1802) and fourteenth (1807-1808) governor of North Carolina. Initially representing Johnston County in the colonial assembly and provincial congresses, Williams expanded his political...
    • Pichon, L. A. (Louis Andre?), baron, 1771-1850.
    • Governors' Papers: Alexander Martin, Correspondence, Not Dated

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    • Alexander Martin (1738 - 2 November 1807) was elected governor of North Carolina for six terms. His first stint as governor came about when he replaced Governor Thomas Burke for four months as acting governor after Burke was captured by a band of...
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    • Governors' Papers: Richard Caswell, Correspondence, Not Dated

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    • Richard Caswell was first 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. He was again elected for three more...
    • Davie, William Richardson, 1756-1820.; Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789.
    • Governors' Papers: James Turner, Correspondence, Not Dated

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    • James Turner (1766-1824) was the twelfth governor of North Carolina. In 1802, John B. Ashe was elected to Governor but died before entering office. The legislative then elected Turner for three consecutive terms (1803-1805). He resigned his...
    • Coleman, Samuel.; Hall, Edward.; Ash, James.; Roberts, Charles.; Doud, B.;
    • Governors' Papers: Thomas Burke, Correspondence, Dockett of Letters

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    • In June of 1781,Thomas Burke was elected as the third Governor of North Carolina. In October of that same year he was captured at Hillsborough by the Tory Raider David Fanning. Burke was paroled to James Island but when his life was threatened by...
    • Burke, Thomas, approximately 1747-1783.;
    • Governors' Papers: Samuel Johnston, Correspondence, Not Dated

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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...
    • Ramsey, A.; Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816.; Haywood, Egbert.; Child, Francis.; Sevier, John, 1745-1815.;
    • Governors' Papers: David Stone, Correspondence, Not Dated

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    • David Stone (b. 1770 - d. 1818), North Carolina's fifteenth governor, graduated from the College of New Jersey (Princeton University) in 1788 and studied law under former North Carolinian governor, William R. Davie. Elected as Governor for two...
    • Ponder, Daniel.; Walton, Thomas.; Furgeson, Thomas.; Browden, Augustin C.; Sutton, James.;
    • Governors' Papers: Alexander Martin, Correspondence, Not Dated

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    • Alexander Martin (1738 - 2 November 1807) was elected governor of North Carolina for six terms. His first duty as governor came about when he replaced Governor Thomas Burke for four months as acting governor after Burke was captured by a band of...
    • Martin, Alexander, 1740-1807.; Taylor, James.
    • Governors' Papers: Thomas Burke, Correspondence, not dated

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    • In June of 1781,Thomas Burke was elected as the third Governor of North Carolina. In October of that same year he was captured at Hillsborough by the Tory Raider David Fanning. Burke was paroled to James Island but when his life was threatened by...
    • Mask, William.; Burke, Thomas, approximately 1747-1783.; Martin, Alexander, 1740-1807.; Benbury, Thomas.;
    • Governors' Papers: Samuel Ashe, Correspondence, Not Dated

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    • As the ninth governor of North Carolina, Samuel Ashe (1725 - February 3, 1813) attained prominence as the assistant attorney to the Crown in Wilmington. This position did nothing to stifle his strong patriotism. He was active with the Stamp Act...
    • Jones, Edward, 1762-1841.; Ashe, Samuel, 1725-1813.; Holland, James, 1754-1823.; Brittain, James.; Ellin, Howell.; Boddie, George.; Hines, Lewis.
    • Governors' Papers: Benjamin Williams, Correspondence, 1802

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    • Benjamin Williams (b. 1751 - d. 1814) was the eleventh (1799-1802) and fourteenth (1807-1808) governor of North Carolina. Initially representing Johnston County in the colonial assembly and provincial congresses, Williams expanded his political...
    • Williams, William.; Patton, James.
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Caswell, Correspondence, Account Book

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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...
    • Caswell, Winston.; Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789.;
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Caswell, Correspondence

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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...
    • Rutledge, John, 1739-1800.; Smith, William.; Ashe, Samuel, 1725-1813.; Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795.; London, John.; Spellen, James.;
    • Governors' Papers: Abner Nash, Correspondence

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    • Abner Nash (ca. 1740-2 December 1786) was the second governor of the state of North Carolina. He was governor from April 20, 1780 until 25 June 1781. The fall of Charles Town, the defeat at Camden, and depleted resources of the state all gave heart...
    • Mallett, P.
    • Governors' Papers: William R. Davie, Correspondence, Not Dated

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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...
    • Hall, Thomas.
    • Governors' Papers: Benjamin Williams, Correspondence, 1800

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    • Benjamin Williams (b. 1751 - d. 1814) was the eleventh (1799-1802) and fourteenth (1807-1808) governor of North Carolina. Initially representing Johnston County in the colonial assembly and provincial congresses, Williams expanded his political...
    • Otis, Samuel Allyne, 1740-1814.; Brown, P.; Haywood, John, 1755-1827.; Henderson, Leo.
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Caswell, Correspondence, 1777

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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...
    • Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789.;
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Caswell, Correspondence, January 1777

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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...
    • Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789.; Ward, Anthony.; Chambers, Maxwell.; Howe, Robert, 1732-1786.; Hart, Thomas.;
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Caswell, Correspondence, February 1777

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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...
    • Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789.; Hart, Thomas.; Rutherford, Griffith 1721-1805.; Blount, Jacob.; Howe, Robert, 1732-1786.;
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Caswell, Correspondence, March 1777

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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...
    • Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789.; Nicole, Duncan M.; Rutledge, J.; Eaton, John.;

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