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Resolution by the North Carolina General Assembly concerning the defense of South Carolina
North Carolina. General Assembly
April 22, 1780
Volume 15, Pages 388-389

State of North Carolina,
In the House of Commons, 22nd April, 1780.

The House having read and considered sundry Letters from Genl. Lincoln and others, relative to the situation of affairs in South Carolina,

Resolved, That His Excellency, Abner Nash, Esquire, be required to forward Copies of said Letters immediately by Express to the Governor of Virginia & to Congress, and that he earnestly press the necessity of furnishing some further Aid to the distressed State of South Carolina.

Resolved, That His Excellency answer the Letter from Governor Rutledge, & assure him that this State will make every exertion for the defence of South Carolina, and will send an additional Aid as soon as possible for that purpose.

Resolved, That His Excellency be requested to inform John

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Rutledge, Esqr., that no Embargo laid in this State tends to prohibit the Exportation of provisions for the use of the Continental Troops.

By Order,
J. Hunt, C. H. C.

In the Senate, 22 April, 1780.

Concurred with,

By Order,
Jno. Sitgreaves, C. S.