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North Carolina: Continental Congress


Delegates to Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1774-88 (May be incomplete!)
Richard Caswell 1774 Joseph Hewes 1774-77 William Hooper 1774-77 John Penn 1775 Thomas Burke 1776 Cornelius Harnett 1777 Whitmell Hill 1778-80 John Williams of Montpelier 1778-79 Joseph Hewes 1779 Allen Jones 1779 William Sharpe 1779 Samuel Johnston 1780-81 Willie Jones 1780 Benjamin Hawkins 1781-83 Charles Johnson 1781 William Blount 1782-83 Abner Nash 1782-86 Hugh Williamson 1782 Richard Dobbs Spaight 1783-85 Charles Johnson 1784-85 John Sitgreaves 1784 William Cumming 1785 Timothy Bloodworth 1786 William Blount 1786-87 Alexander Martin 1786 James White 1786-88 John Baptista Ashe 1787 Robert Burton 1787 Benjamin Hawkins 1787 John Swann 1788

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1786 Dec 2: Abner Nash, died in office.
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