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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Federal convention, the. (search)
ison, Jr., George Mason, and George Wythe. Patrick Henry having declined the appointment, George McClure was nominated to supply his place; North Carolina—Richard Caswell, Alexander Martin, William Richardson Davie, Richard Dobbs Spaight, and Willie Jones. Richard Caswell having resigned, William Blount was appointed a deputy in his place. Willie Jones having also declined his appointment, his place was supplied by Hugh Williamson; South Carolina— John Rutledge, Charles Pinckney, Charles CoteWillie Jones having also declined his appointment, his place was supplied by Hugh Williamson; South Carolina— John Rutledge, Charles Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, and Pierce Butler; Georgia—William Few, Abraham Baldwin, William Pierce, George Walton, William Houston, and Nathaniel Pendleton. Fac-similes of the signatures of the signers of the Constitution, copied from the original in the archives of the national government, are given on preceding pages. William Jackson was secretary. A committee was appointed to report rules of proceeding by the convention. They copied them chiefly from those of Congress, and their report was adopt
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.14 (search)
A. Bobbitt, 40 men: Forsyth Rifles, Captain R. B. Glenn, 35 men; Durham Light Infantry, Captain W. A. Gattis, 25 men; Guilford Grays, of Greensboroa, Captain John C. Tipton, 40 men; Burlington Light Infantry, Captain E. E. Holt, 26 men; and Vance Guard, Captain H. Perry, 36 men. The First regiment band of seventeen pieces—Drum—Major, C. E. Brockett, leader Emmerson Davis—played martial music, by which the companies of the First and Second North Carolina regiments, under command of Colonel Willie Jones, kept step in their march. The companies in the battalion were: Goldsboroa Rifles, Captain W. T. Hollowell, 36 men; Warren Guards, Captain P. J. Macon, 25 men; Edgecombe Guards, Captain Foxhall, 35 men. This company, which bears the regiment colors, is the only one from North Carolina that was here at the corner stone laying. Two of its members have won the prize once, if not oftener, as the best drilled men in North Carolina. The Governor's Guard, Captain J. J. Bernard, had 25 m<