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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Resolution by the Continental Congress concerning the North Carolina Light Dragoons
United States. Continental Congress
December 05, 1778
Volume 13, Page 499

In Congress 5 Dec. 1778.

Resolved, That as the United States have no further occasion for the Service of the troops of light dragoons raised by and when taken into continental pay in the particular service of the State of North Carolina, the said troops be paid up to the first day of January, and after that date they be no longer considered in the pay of the continent, and that they be returned to the government of the said State to be retained in the pay thereof, or discharged as they shall think proper.

Ordered that the board of War settle and pay the accounts of the said dragoons. Ordered, That the board of War supply the said troops, with such cloathing as may be due to them.

Extract from the Minutes.