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Resolution by the North Carolina General Assembly concerning the appointment Samuel Johnston et al. as delegates to the Continental Congress
North Carolina. General Assembly
July 14, 1781
Volume 15, Pages 533-534

North Carolina,
In the H. Commons, 14 July, 1781.

Resolved that Samuel Johnston, William Sharpe, Ephraim Brevard and Benjamin Hawkins be and they or any two of them are hereby authorized and impowered to represent this State in Congress for the present year and to sit and vote in the said Congress upon all and all manner of matters, things and questions concerning the United States that shall be therein agitated and moved, at their discretion

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unless where they shall receive particular Instructions from the General Assembly of this State.

By order,
J. Hunt, C. H. C.

In Senate, 14 July, 1781.

Concurred with.

Alex. Martin, S. S.
By order
Jno. Haywood.