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    • 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: 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.;
    • Tull Family Bible Records

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    • The Holy Bible, Containing The Old And New Testaments, Together With The Aprocrypha published by John B. Perry, 1853; Contains a reference to the North Carolina Continental Line (2nd North Carolina Regiment of the Continental Line) in the American...
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    • 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: 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.;
    • Charles Slover Hollister Family Bible Records

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    • There is a mention of a Revolutionary War Brigadier General, and a Confederate States of America Lieutenant. Also, the etymology of the name Hollister (Holly Terra) is explained: William Hollister had two holly trees planted on either side of his...
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    • Spach Family Record

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    • Contains a note that when the Revolutionary War broke out, Adam Spach was a conscientious objector, because he was a Moravian.
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    • Sullivan Family Bible Records

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    • Lt. Francis Harper, Sr., Family Bible Records

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    • References the Daughters of the American Revolution; mentions Lieutenant in the Revolutionary War
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    • MacPherson Family Records

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    • Bible records compiled by Colonel Robert Rowan Chapter, North Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution in 1937. Contains information about participation in the Revolutionary War and serving in the General Assembly.
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    • Barnhill (Barnwell) Family Records

    • 1756; 1757; 1758; 1759; 1760; 1761; 1762; 1763; 1764; 1765; 1766; 1767; 1768; 1769; 1770; 1771; 1772; 1773; 1774; 1775; 1776; 1777; 1778; 1779; 1780; 1781; 1782; 1783; 1784; 1785; 1786; 1787; 1788; 1789; 1790; 1791; 1792; 1793; 1794; 1795; 1796;...
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    • Bible Records of Barekman, Barkman, Coker, and Hess Families

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    • Revolutionary War Record of Daniel Sullivan

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    • Typescript of the Revolutionary War Pension record for Daniel Sullivan, from the National Archives.
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    • James Iredell, Sr., Diary, August 1770; November 1773-February 1774

    • 1770; 1771; 1772; 1773; 1774
    • Iredell’s diary begins in 1770, the year he read law under Samuel Johnston, the nephew of a former royal governor, and was successfully licensed at Edenton to practice law in the inferior courts of North Carolina. The diary ends in early 1773,...
    • Iredell, James, 1751-1799.
    • John Adams, Thoughts on Government Letter

    • 1776
    • John Adams on his ideas concerning a plan of government for North Carolina. Before returning to Halifax in late March for a meeting with Provincial Congress, William Hooper, and John Penn separately asked Adams's advice. Adams wrote down his...
    • Adams, John, 1735-1826.
    • 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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