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    • Letter From John Quincy Adams, May 23, 1846, to Charles Phillips

    • 1846-05-23
    • Presidential Signature: John Quincy Adams (1825-1829). Adams comments on his father's essay, "Thoughts on Government." He expresses pride in the fact that so many of his father's ideas had been adopted by North Carolina in the writing of its...
    • Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Spaight, Correspondence, August 1794

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    • Richard Dobbs Spaight served as governor of North Carolina from 1792-1795. He was the first native-born governor of North Carolina and the first to convene the General Assembly in Raleigh. Much of his role as chief executive was played against the...
    • Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803.; Fauchet, Joseph, baron, 1761-1834.;
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Spaight, Correspondence, December 1795

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    • Richard Dobbs Spaight served as governor of North Carolina from 1792-1795. He was the first native-born governor of North Carolina and the first to convene the General Assembly in Raleigh. Much of his role as chief executive was played against the...
    • Ashe, Samuel, 1725-1813.;
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Caswell, Correspondence, August 1779

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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...
    • Barnes, Thomas.; Lamb, Sarah.; Cobb, Stephen.; Sharp, William.; Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.; Guion, James.; Jay, John, 1745-1829.; Henderson, Richard.; Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825.; Smith, John.;
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Caswell, Correspondence, December 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...
    • Beasley, John B.; Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.; Leggett, Daniel.; Borden, William.; Cornell, Samuel, 1731-1781.;
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Spaight, Correspondence, April 1795

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    • Richard Dobbs Spaight served as governor of North Carolina from 1792-1795. He was the first native-born governor of North Carolina and the first to convene the General Assembly in Raleigh. Much of his role as chief executive was played against the...
    • Beckley, John James, 1757-1807.;
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Caswell, Correspondence, May 1779

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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...
    • Bee, Thomas, 1725-1812.; Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.; Jay, John, 1745-1829.; Miller, George.;
    • Governors' Papers: Abner Nash, Correspondence, November 1780

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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...
    • Benbury, Thomas.; Harvey, Thomas.; Baker, Sam.; Murfree, Hardy, 1752-1809.; Harker, Zachariah.; Gregory, Isaac.; Long, Nicholas.; Martin, Alexander, 1740-1807.; Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.; Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796.; Johnson, John.; Dry,...
    • Governors' Papers: Alexander Martin, Correspondence, October 1781

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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...
    • Bignall, Robert, approximately 1730-1787.;
    • Governors' Papers: Alexander Martin, Correspondence, December 1781

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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...
    • Bignall, Robert, approximately 1730-1787.;
    • Governors' Papers: Alexander Martin, Correspondence, November 1781

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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...
    • Bignall, Robert, approximately 1730-1787.; Busson, Lewis.
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Spaight, Correspondence, March 1794

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    • Richard Dobbs Spaight served as governor of North Carolina from 1792-1795. He was the first native-born governor of North Carolina and the first to convene the General Assembly in Raleigh. Much of his role as chief executive was played against the...
    • Blakeley, John.; Walker, James.; McDowell, J.; Haywood, John, 1755-1827.; Erichson, Severin.;
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Caswell, Correspondence, July 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...
    • Bonner, Henry.; Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789.; Eaton, John.; Blount, Jacob.; Blount, John Grey.; Bordon, William.; Smith, Robert.; Payne, Michael.; Irwin, Henry.; Houston, William Churchill, approximately 1746-1788.; Harney, Selby.; McCane, Robert.;...
    • Governors' Papers: Abner Nash, Correspondence, September 1780

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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...
    • Brice, Francis.; Sumner, Jethro, 1733?-1785.; Cogdell, R.; Leech, Joseph.; Mountflorence, James Cole.; Pasteur, Will.; Nash, Abner, approximately 1740-1786.; Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806.; Jefferson, Thomas, 1732-1807.; Cochran, Robert.; Winston,...
    • Governors' Papers: Thomas Burke, Correspondence, June 1781

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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: Thomas Burke, Correspondence, November 1781

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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: 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.;

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