CLARK'S STATE RECORDS
[Page 784, Vol. XIII]
State of North Carolina. In the House of Commons, May 1779
At a General Assembly begun and held at Smithfield, on the Third Day of May,
in the year of our Lord One Thousand seven Hundred and Seventy-Nine, and in
the third year of the Independence of the said State, being the first Session of
The Sherriffs and other returning officers within this State certified that the
following persons were duly Elected as members of the Commons House of
Assembly for the respective Counties and Towns as follows, Viz.:
Anson Stephen Miller, Charles Medlock.
Beaufort Robert Trip, John Kennedy.
Bladen Thomas Brown, Samuel Cain.
Burke Thomas Whitson, William Morrison.
Craven Hardy Bryan, Benjamin Williams.
Chowan Thomas Benbury, William Boyd.
Cumberland Robert Cochran, Robert Rowan.
Chatham Jonathan Harper, John Luttrell.
Camden Willis Bright, Caleb Grandy.
Caswell William Moore, Peter Farrow.
Dobbs Thomas Gray, Jesse Cobb.
Duplin Richard Clinton, James Gillepie.
Edgecombe William Haywood, Ethelred Exum.
Franklin Thomas Sherrod, Green Hill.
Granville Thomas Person, Philemon Hawkins, Jr.
Guilford James Hunter, Daniel Gillepie.
Gates Jacob Hunter, William Baker.
Hertford William Wynns, Authur Cotton.
Johnston Lewis Bryan, Phillip Raiford.
Jones Frederick Harget, Samuel Hill Lincoln.
Martin Samuel Smithwick, Samuel Williams.
Montgomery John Kimbrough, Solomon Gross.
Mechlinburg Caleb Phifer, David Wilson.
New Hanover John A. Campbell, Timothy Bloodworth.
Northampton Robert Peebles, James Vaughan.
Nash William Horn, Thomas Hunter.
Orange William M. Crawley, Mark Patterson.
Onslow James Howard, Edward Starkey.
Pitt James Gorham, John Williams.
Surrey Gray Bynum, Frederick Miller.
Tyrrell Benjamin Spruill, Joshua Swain.
Warren Joseph Hawkins, John Macon.
Wake Thomas Hines, John Hunter, Jr.
Wilmington William Hooper, Gray Bynum.
New Bern Richard Cogdell, Green Hill.
Edenton Robert Smith, Thomas Sherrod.
Halifax Henry Montford, John Macon.
Hillsborough Robert Rowan.
Salisbury Robert Cochran.
Pursuant to which the following members appeared and qualified by taking
the several Oaths by Law appointed for the qualification of Members of the
General Assembly, subscribed the same and took their seats, to wit, Messrs.,
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John A. Campbell
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