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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Resolution by the Continental Congress concerning the election of the Superintendent for Indian Affairs in the Southern District
United States. Continental Congress
October 06, 1786
Volume 18, Page 756

[From Executive Letter Book.]

By the United States in Congress Assembled,
October 6th, 1786.

Resolved, That Congress now proceed to the Election of a Superintendent for the Southern District agreeable to the Ordinance for the regulation of Indian Affairs; and that he be directed immediately to proceed to the States of North Carolina, South Carolina & Georgia for the purposes mentioned in the said Ordinance.

Congress proceeded to an Election and the ballots being taken Mr. James White, of North Carolina, was appointed.