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    • Governors' Papers: Samuel Johnston, Correspondence, June 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...
    • Child, Francis.; Craig, David.; Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816.; Washington, George, 1732-1799.;
    • Act repealing the duties upon distilled spirits imported and domestic

    • 1790; 1791
    • Congress of the United States, at the third session, held in the city of Philadelphia, on Monday December 6, 1790. An Act repealing the duties upon distilled spirits imported from abroad; and also upon spirits distilled within the United States....
    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.; United States. Congress.; Muhlenberg, Frederick Augustus Conrad, 1750-1801.; Adams, John, 1735-1826.; Washington, George, 1732-1799.
    • Act making provisions for the Debt of the United States

    • 1790; 1791
    • Congress of the United States, at the second session, held in the city of New York, January 4, 1790. An Act making provisions for the debt of the United States, “Whereas justice and support of public credit require, that provision should be made...
    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.; United States. Congress.; Muhlenberg, Frederick Augustus Conrad, 1750-1801.; Adams, John, 1735-1826.; 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.
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Spaight, Correspondence, August 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Governors' Papers: Alexander Martin, Correspondence, September 1792

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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...
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799.
    • Governors' Papers: Richard Spaight, Correspondence, April 1793

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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...
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799.; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.;
    • 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.;

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