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Resolution by the North Carolina General Assembly concerning a company of wounded soldiers for the state militia
North Carolina. General Assembly
August 31, 1780 - September 06, 1780
Volume 15, Pages 205-206

State of North Carolina,
In Senate, August 31st, 1780.

Resolved, That Captain William Williams, late of the fourth North Carolina Continental Battalion, now unfortunately become an Invalid by the Palsy, whose former services in the North Carolina Brigade justly entitle him to the Notice of the General Assembly, be recommended to his Excellency the Governor for a Captain's Commission to command a Corps of invalids to be raised in this State of such wounded and disabled soldiers and Militia belonging to the same, who are or shall be rendered unfit for Service, not to exceed seventy five Rank and File, with two Lieutenants

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and an Ensign and Non-Commissioned officers; that from this date he be authorized to draw cloathing, Pay and Rations, and Entitled to all the Immunities of officers of like Rank in the Continental Army; And that he with the said Corps, when raised, shall be ready to do such Duty within the State as shall be assigned him from the Governor or Commaneer in Chief for the time being.

By Order,
John Haywood, Pro. Cl'k.

In the House of Commons, 6th Sept., 1780.

Concurred with.

By Order,
John Sitgreaves, Pro. C. H. C.