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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1,126 0 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 528 0 Browse Search
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A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 296 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 246 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 230 0 Browse Search
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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 174 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 170 0 Browse Search
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nd American history; my friend Dr. Potter, the present Bishop of Pennsylvania, who furnished me numerous papers of equal interest and novelty, illustrating the history of New-York and of the Union; Mr. Force of Washington City, whose success in collecting materials for American History is exceeded only by his honest love of historic truth; Mr. J. F. Eliot of Boston; Mr. William B. Reed, Mr. Langdon Elwyn, and Mr. Edward D. Ingraham of Philadelphia; Mr. Tefft of Georgia, and Mr. Swaine of North Carolina, who show constant readiness to further my inquiries; the Connecticut Historical Society; the President and Officers of Yale College, who sent me unique documents from the Library of that Institution; Mr. William C. Preston of South Carolina, to whom I owe precious memorials of the spirit and deeds of the South. The most valuable acquisition of all was the collection of the papers of Samuel Adams, which came to me through the late Samuel Adams Welles. They contain the manuscripts of
party proceeded to the country of the Illinois. In North Carolina, the people along the upland frontier, many of whom hah-Irish Presbyterians, Compare Foote's Sketches of North Carolina, chap. XI. suffered from the illegal exactions of ChIn Tryon to Secretary of State, 24 Dec. 1768; Martin's North Carolina, II. 217; Jones's Defence of N. C. Some of those who wt his fields of wheat and his clover meadow Compare North Carolina Gazette of 15 July, 1771, copied into Boston Gazette o 1768, printed by Husbands, and reprinted in Wheeler's North Carolina, II. 322. Tryon admits the Fact. He was, above all otaddock's Mill, on Enoe, Monday, 10 Oct. 1766; Martin's North Carolina, II. 218; Jones's Defence of North Carolina, 41. Yet tNorth Carolina, 41. Yet their hope of redress was very distant. How could unlettered farmers succeed against the undivided administrative power of tbuild a House for the Governor at Newbern. Martin's North Carolina, II. 227, 228, 229, 230; Wheeler, i. 55. In Boston
exact and implicit obedience to the dictates of England. W. S. Johnson to Stuyvesant of New-York, 10 July, 1767. Such an one was Tryon, now Governor of North Carolina, a soldier who, in the army, had learned little but a fondness for display. To mark the boundary Chap. XXIX.} 1767. July. which in October, 1765, had been Tryon to Rutherford, &c., Commissioners, 4 June, and 6 June, 1767. he, at the cost of an impoverished and suffering Colony, Compare Martin's History of North Carolina, II. 228. marched a company of riflemen through the woods, Tryon to Secretary of State, 8 July, 1767. to the banks of Reedy River. The Beloved Men of the ly distinguished the Governor by the Chap. XXIX.} 1767. July. name of the Great Wolf. Tryon to the Secretary of State, 14 July, 1767. The Highlands of North Carolina were already the homes of a comely and industrious race. Tryon to the Secretary, 8 July. Well might David Hume, in view of the ever expanding settlements o
Chapter 35: The Regulators of North Carolina.—Hillsborough's Ad-Ministration of the Colonies continued. July—September, 1768. The people of Boston had gothe branches of the Cape Fear River. The emigrants to the upland glades of North Carolina, though occupying rich lands, had little coin or currency; yet as the revenosecute every lawful method for justice and redress. Compare Letter from North Carolina in Boston Gazette, of 12 August, 1771; 853, 2, 1. The Regulators, on thaited the result of the suits at law. But Tryon would not wait. Martin's North Carolina, II. 237, 238. He repaired to Hillsborough, threw himself entirely againstdictments, in Herman Husbands' Impartial Account. See Wheeler's History of North Carolina, II. 321, 322. A verdict was also given against three Regulators. The cour. XXXV.} 1768. Sept. and when the time came, so general was the discontent, North Carolina changed thirty Husband's Impartial Relation. of its delegates. Yet its
, 1766. against which the advice Shelburne to Gage, 14 Nov, 1767. of Shelburne could not prevail, every idea of settling the country was opposed; and every post between Mobile and Fort Chartres was abandoned; John Finley, a backwoodsman of North Carolina, who this year passed through Kentucky, James T. Morehead's Address, &c. &c. 15, 16. found not one white man's cabin in all the enchanting wilderness. Gage would have even given up Fort Chartres, and as a consequence the intermediate Pittmpare Shelburne to Gage, 14 Nov. 1767; Board to Shelburne, 23 Dec. 1767; Shelburne to Sir William Johnson, 5 Jan. 1768. At the South, Stuart, who desired to fulfil his trust with fidelity, had already carried the line to the northern limit of North Carolina, and was now to continue it from Chiswell's mine to the mouth of the Kanawha. In this manner all Kentucky, as well as the entire Territory North West of the Ohio, would be severed from the jurisdiction of Virginia and con- Chap. XXXVIII} 1
mily, and believed a hundred families from North Carolina Letter dated Fort Natchez, 19 July, 177e Regula- Chap. XLVI.} 1770. Nov. tors in North Carolina, a poor and unlettered forester, of humblein New Jersey respecting the Regulators in North Carolina; in Pennsylvania Journal of 3 Oct. 1771, aall their property. Martin's History of North Carolina, II. 269, 270. Such was the sanguinary meed all his vigilance. The Regulators of North Carolina gathered toge- Feb. ther in the woods on to the Board of Trade, on the Acts of the North Carolina Session, which began Dec. 5, 1771; 14 Febrre contemporary statements in letters from North Carolina, of 22 July, and 12 August, 1771; in Bostoators to submission. President Hazel of North Carolina Council to Hillsborough, 4 July, 1771. ded Wilkes in a duel in 1763,] Governor of North Carolina, to the Earl of Hillsborough, Secretary of State for the Colonies. North Carolina, Hillsborough, August 30, 1772. * * * * My progress th[3 more...]
al subjects. Deeply impressed with these sentiments, we most humbly beseech your Majesty to remove all those restraints on your Majesty's Governors of this Colony which inhibit their assenting to such laws, as might Chap. XLVII.} 1772. May. check so very pernicious a commerce. In this manner Virginia led the host, who alike condemned slavery and opposed the Slave-Trade. Thousands in Maryland and in New Jersey, were ready to adopt a similar Petition; so were the Legislatures of North Carolina, of Pennsylvania, of New-York. Massachusetts, in its towns and in its Legislature, unceasingly combated the condition as well as the sale of slaves. There was no jealousy among one another in the strife against the crying evil; Virginia harmonized all opinions, and represented the moral sentiment and policy of them all. When her Prayer reached England, Franklin through the Press called to it the sympathy of the people; again and again it was pressed upon the attention of the Ministers.
rchives, Angleterre, Tom. 502. The cause of liberty obtained in him a friend who was independent of party allegiance and traditions, just at the time when the passion for ruling America by the central authority was producing anarchy in the Colonies. In South Carolina, whose sons esteemed themselves disfranchised on their own soil by the appointment of strangers to every office, the Governor had for four years negatived every taxbill in the hope of controlling the appropriations. In North Carolina, the law establishing courts of justice had expired; in the conflict of claims of power between the Governor and the Legislature, every new law on the subject was negatived, and there were no courts of any kind in the Province. Martin to Dartmouth, 25 Dec. 1773. Quincy's Quincy, 121, 123. The most orderly and best governed part of Carolina was the self-organized Republic of Watauga, beyond the mountains, where the settlements were extending along the Holston, as well as south of the