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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, State of (search)
17 Samuel Johnston1787Jesse Franklin1820 Alexander Martin1789Gabriel Holmes1821 Richard Dobbs Spaight1792Hutchings G. Burton1824 Samuel Ashe1795James Iredell1827 William R. Davie1798John Owen1828 Benjamin Williams1799Montford Stokes1830 James Turner1802David L. Swain1832 Nathaniel Alexander1805Richard Dobbs Spaight1835 Benjamin Williams1807 State governors (elected by the people). Edward B. Dudleyassumes officeJan. 1, 1837 John M. Moreheadassumes officeJan. 1841 William A. Grahamagress.Term. Benjamin Hawkins1st to 3d1789 to 1795 Samuel Johnston1st to 2d1789 to 1793 Alexander Martin3d to 6th1793 to 1799 Timothy Bloodworth4th to 7th1795 to 1801 Jesse Franklin6th to 9th1799 to 1805 David Stone7th to 9th1801 to 1807 James Turner9th to 14th1805 to 1816 Jesse Franklin10th to 13th1807 to 1813 David Stone13th to 14th1813 to 1815 Nathaniel Macon14th to 20th1815 to 1828 Montford Stokes14th to 18th1816 to 1823 John Branch18th to 21st1823 to 1829 James Iredell20th to 22
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ontario, Lake, operations on (search)
ose of destroying American stores known to have been deposited there. These had been removed to a place of concealment a little back of the village. The invaders threatened to destroy the village if the hiding-place of the stores was not revealed. The women and children fled from their homes in alarm. A negro, compelled by threats, gave the desired information; and they were marching in the direction of the stores when they were confronted at a bridge over a ravine by forty men under Captain Turner. A sharp skirmish ensued. The British were foiled, and as they returned to their vessels they burned the public storehouses, five dwellings, and a hotel. The property destroyed at Sodus was valued at $25,000. The marauders then sailed eastward, and looked into Oswego Harbor, but Sir James Yeo, their cautious commander, did not venture to go in. Chauncey was unable to accomplish much with his squadron during 1814. Early in the season he was taken sick, and in July his squadron was