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Resolution by the North Carolina General Assembly concerning John Sevier as Brigadier General of Washington District
North Carolina. General Assembly
December 22, 1789
Volume 22, Page 729

North Carolina.

In Senate, 22 Decr., 1789.

Resolved, That it is the sense of this Genl. Assembly that Jno. Sevier is the Brigadier Genl. of the District of Washington, and ought to be obeyed as such, according to the date of his Commission issued in the Month of Nov., 1784, and that the Governor issue his proclamation requiring all the good people of that district to pay due regard thereto and govern themselves accordingly.

By order.
J. Haywood, C.

In the House of Commons, 22 Decr., 1789.

Read & Concurred with.

S. Cabarrus, Sp. H. C.
By order.
J. Hunt, C. H. C.

(Endorsement): Resolve John Sevier, Brig. Genl.