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Militia return and list of taxables in North Carolina for the year 1755, including an account of ordnance
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July 12, 1756
Volume 05, Pages 603-604

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A List of the Militia & Taxable Persons in the several Counties of the Province of North Carolina, sent with Governor Dobbs' Letter of 12th July, 1756.
Counties.
Militia.
Whites.
Blacks.
Total.
Anson
790.
810.
60.
870.
Beaufort
680.
771.
567.
1383.
Bertie
902.
1876.
Bladen
441.
338.
346.
684.
Carteret
230.
400.
Chowan
830.
1481.
Craven
631.
989.
934.
1923.
Cumberland
302.
74.
376.
Currituck
390.
470.
150.
620.
Duplin
340.
460.
168.
628.
Edgcomb
1317.
1674.
1091.
2765.
Granville
734.
835.
470.
1305.
Hyde
249.
276.
148.
424.
Johnson
894.
1242.
397.
1639.
New Hanover
508.
396.
1420.
1816.
Northampton
676.
902.
834.
1736.
Onslow
308.
448.
247.
695.
Orange
490.
1113.
Pasquotank
581.
563.
366.
929.
Perquimons
357.
1176.
Rowan
996.
1116.
54.
1176.
Tyrrell
438.
477.
335.
722.
12782.
12,069.
25737.
Horse.
Bladen
33.
Bertie
44.
Duplin
39.
New Hanover
33.
12931.

N. B. There is not half of the Militia armed.

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Account of the quantity of Powder & Lead in the hands of the several Collectors for the several Ports of North Carolina

Powder
Lead.
Bath
150.
600.
Edenton
556.
2075.
Newbern
325.
750.
Cape Fear
560.
2100.
1591.
5525.


Additional Notes for Electronic Version: This document was enclosed in a letter from Arthur Dobbs - See Related Documents.