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Advertisement concerning delegates to the Provincial Congress of North Carolina
Davis, James, 1721-1785; Nash, Abner, ca. 1740-1786; Edwards, Isaac, fl. 1765-1775; Et Al.
August 09, 1774
Volume 09, Pages 1026-1027

[B. P. R. O. Am. & W. Ind.: No. Carolina. No. 222]
A Call for a Meeting of the Friends of American Liberty in Craven County.

New Bern, August 9th, 1774.

To the Freeholders of Craven County,

Gentlemen,

This day a considerable number of the Inhabitants of Newbern met at the Court House and appointed Abner Nash and Isaac

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Edwards, Esqrs, Deputies, to act for them in the General Meeting to be held here on the 25th Instant for the purpose of taking into consideration the present alarming state of British America and the late Acts of Parliament relating to the Port of Boston and Province of Massachusetts Bay. They then entered into several resolves which will be made public, proceeded to appoint a Committee and directed them to request the Inhabitants of the County of Craven to meet and instruct their Members of Assembly or such other persons as they may choose to represent them in the said General meeting. It is therefore expected and desired that the Friends of American Liberty in this County will meet at Newbern, on Saturday the 20th day of this month for the purposes aforesaid.

We are, Gentlemen, your obedient servants,
JAMES DAVIS
ABNER NASH
ISAAC EDWARDS
JOSEPH LEECH
R. COGDELL
RICHARD ELLIS
JAMES COOR
D. BARRON
JOHN GREEN