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Resolution by the North Carolina Council of Safety concerning the enlistment of North Carolina residents by South Carolina
North Carolina. Council of Safety
October 25, 1776
Volume 11, Pages 356-357


North Carolina—In Council of Safety October 25th 1776.

Whereas this Council are well informed that certain Officers in the service of the State of South Carolina have enlisted sundry

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Regulars of this State out of the North Carolina troops now in Georgia.

Resolved that this Board do utterly disapprove of such measure, that it is unjustifiable and has an obvious tendency to obstruct the Regular service, and to endanger the common defence of North and South Carolina, and therefore that Gen. Howe be and he is hereby directed to reclaim the soldiers as above mentioned enlisted by the South Carolina officers, and he is also further directed to remove the whole of the North Carolina troops now in Georgia immediately to this State.

A copy from the Journal.

by order
J. GLASGOW.