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Resolution by the Continental Congress concerning a monument to Francis Nash [as printed in the North-Carolina Gazette]
United States. Continental Congress
November 04, 1777
Volume 13, Page 363

North Carolina Gazette January 16, 1778.

In Congress November 4, 1777.

Resolved, That his Excellency Governor Caswell, of North Carolina, be requested to erect a monument of the value of five hundred dollars, at the expence of these United States, in honour of the memory of Brigadier General Francis Nash, who fell in the battle of Germantown on the 4th day of October 1777, bravely contending for the independence of his country.