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State Records B Session of December, 1770-January, 1771: Bills; December 17, Bill for appointing and impowering William Moore of Tryon County to collect and receive taxes, etc.
Title: Session of December, 1770-January, 1771: Bills; December 17, Bill for appointing and impowering William Moore of Tryon County to collect and receive taxes, etc.
 General Assembly Record Group

Session Records
 

 Colonial (Upper and Lower Houses)  1770  General Assembly   3A.464

 GASR Colonial, Box 4

 66.8.4.20 (Folder)

 Bills (legislative records) Tryon County Tax Collection
 
MOORE, William
State Records B Session of December, 1770-January, 1771: Bills; December 29, Bill for appointing commissioners for erecting and building a court house, prison, and stocks for the county of Tryon. Title: Session of December, 1770-January, 1771: Bills; December 29, Bill for appointing commissioners for erecting and building a court house, prison, and stocks for the county of Tryon. General Assembly Record Group

Session Records

Colonial (Upper and Lower Houses) 1770 General Assembly 3A.464

GASR Colonial, Box 4

 66.8.4.32 (Folder)

 

Bills (legislative records) Tryon County
 
Courthouses
Jails
Stocks
Commission-ers
 
State Records B Session of December, 1770-January, 1771: Bills; January 14, Bill for ascertaining the boundary line between the County of Rowan and the counties of Mecklenburg and Tryon and appointing commissioners to run the same.
Title: Session of December, 1770-January, 1771: Bills; January 14, Bill for ascertaining the boundary line between the County of Rowan and the counties of Mecklenburg and Tryon and appointing commissioners to run the same.
 General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
 Colonial (Upper and Lower Houses)
 
 1771
 
 General Assembly
 
 3A.464
 

 GASR Colonial, Box 5
 

 66.8.5.15 (Folder)
 

 Bills (legislative records)
 
Rowan County

Mecklenburg County

Tryon County
 
Boundaries
Counties
Commission-ers
 
 
Database Source State Records B
 
Session of December, 1770-January, 1771: Bills; January 14, Bills for the more easy and effectual method of collecting the taxes in the counties therein mentioned. Title: Session of December, 1770-January, 1771: Bills; January 14, Bills for the more easy and effectual method of collecting the taxes in the counties therein mentioned.  General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
Colonial (Upper and Lower Houses)  1771
 
General Assembly
 
  3A.464

 GASR Colonial, Box 5


 66.8.5.18 (Folder)

 Bills (legislative records) Rowan County

Tryon County

Mecklenburg County
Tax Collection  
Database Source State Records B
 
Session of January-March, 1773: Bills; February 1, Bill to exonerate John Tagert and Francis Adams, late sheriffs of Tryon County from being chargeable with collection of taxes taken into South Carolina.
Title: Session of January-March, 1773: Bills; February 1, Bill to exonerate John Tagert and Francis Adams, late sheriffs of Tryon County from being chargeable with collection of taxes taken into South Carolina.
 General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
Colonial (Upper and Lower Houses) 1773
 
 General Assembly
 
 3A.464

 GASR Colonial, Box 6
 66.8.6.11 (Folder)
 

 

 Bills (legislative records)   Tax Collection
Sheriffs
 
TAGERT, John

ADAMS, Francis

 

Database Source State Records B
 
Select Committee: February 17, Report on petition of John Nickols, late under sheriff of the county of Tryon.
Title: Select Committee: February 17, Report on petition of John Nickols, late under sheriff of the county of Tryon.
General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
 Colonial (Upper and Lower Houses)
Folder: Session of January-March, 1773: Lower House Committees; Committee of Privileges and Elections, Select Committee
 1773
 
 General Assembly
 
 3A.464


GASR Colonial, Box 6

66.8.6.63.2 (Item)

 Governors' messages, Committee reports
Scope / Contents:
Includes governor's message.

 

Tryon County

South Carolina
 
Sheriffs
Tax Collection
 
NICKOLS, John

 

Database Source State Records B Session of December, 1773: Bills; December 14, Bill for appointing commissioners for building a court house, prison and stocks for the county of Tryon.
Title: Session of December, 1773: Bills; December 14, Bill for appointing commissioners for building a court house, prison and stocks for the county of Tryon.
 General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
 Colonial (Upper and Lower Houses)  1773  General Assembly  3A.464
 

 GASR Colonial, Box 7
 

 66.8.7.6 (Folder)

 Bills (legislative records) Tryon County Courthouses
Jails
Stocks
Commission-ers
 
Database Source State Records B
 
Session of March, 1774: Bills; March 9, Bill for appointing commissioners for building a courthouse, prison and stocks for the county of Tryon and for establishing a boundary line between the counties of Tryon and Mecklenburg.
Title: Session of March, 1774: Bills; March 9, Bill for appointing commissioners for building a courthouse, prison and stocks for the county of Tryon and for establishing a boundary line between the counties of Tryon and Mecklenburg.
General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
 Colonial (Upper and Lower Houses)
 
 1774  General Assembly
 
3A.464
 

 GASR Colonial, Box 8
 

 66.8.8.12 (Folder)
 

 

 Bills (legislative records)
 
Tryon County

Mecklenburg County
 
Boundaries
Jails
Courthouses
Stocks
 
 
Database Source State Records B Session of March, 1774: Bills; March 11, Bill to enforce an act entitled an act to encourage the destroying of vermin in the several counties therein mentioned (passed in 1773).
Title: Session of March, 1774: Bills; March 11, Bill to enforce an act entitled an act to encourage the destroying of vermin in the several counties therein mentioned (passed in 1773).
 General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
Colonial (Upper and Lower Houses)  1774  General Assembly 3A.464
 

 GASR Colonial, Box 8


 66.8.8.20 (Folder)

 Bills (legislative records) Onslow, Rowan, Currituck, New Hanover, Tryon, Bladen & Brunswick Counties Pests
Wolves
 
Database Source State Records B December 2: ordering James Miller of Tryon Co. to keep an Indian boy in his possession
Title: December 2: ordering James Miller of Tryon Co. to keep an Indian boy in his possession
 General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
Session of November-December, 1777: Miscellaneous, Joint Papers, Committee Papers, Resolutions, Senate Bills
Folder: Senate Joint Resolutions: November 19-December 24
1777  General Assembly 3A.464
 

GASR Nov-Dec 1777, Box 1

 66.8.10.9.3 (Item)

 Resolutions Tryon County Indians
Cherokee Indians
MILLER, James
Database Source State Records B Senate Bills (December 5): Bill to impower the courts for the counties of Tryon and Guilford to lay a tax by assessment
Title: Senate Bills (December 5): Bill to impower the courts for the counties of Tryon and Guilford to lay a tax by assessment
 General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
Session of November-December, 1777: Miscellaneous, Joint Papers, Committee Papers, Resolutions, Senate Bills 1777 General Assembly 3A.464


 GASR Nov-Dec 1777, Box 1
 

 66.8.10.17 (Folder)

Bills (legislative records)
Scope / Contents:
The proposed tax would enable the county courts to finish the prisons and stocks in the said counties and also empower the several counties in the District of Wilmington to levy taxes for building a district jail and a jailers' house in the town of Wilmington.
Guilford County

Tryon County

Wilmington

Wilmington District
Taxation
Prisons
Jails
Corporate Names:
County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
Database Source State Records B August 15: Report on accounts of William Gilbert, commissary of Tryon Co. (with messages)
Title: August 15: Report on accounts of William Gilbert, commissary of Tryon Co. (with messages)
 General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
Session of August, 1778: Joint Papers, Committee Papers, Resolutions, Senate Bills, House Bills

Folder: August, 1778: Joint Select Committee Reports
1778  General Assembly  3A.464
 

 GASR Aug 1778, Box 1
 

 66.8.14.7.5 (Item)

 Committee reports, Legislative messages Tryon County Commissaries
Military Supplies
GILBERT, William
Database Source State Records B  Joint Papers (January-February, 1779): Messages from Assembly to governor
Title: Joint Papers (January-February, 1779): Messages from Assembly to governor
General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
 Session of January-February, 1779: Joint Papers, Committee Papers, Resolutions  1779  General Assembly 3A.464


GASR Jan-Feb 1779, Box 1

 66.8.15.4 (Folder)

 Legislative messages, Resolutions
Quantity: 1 Folder(s)
Scope / Contents:
At the start of the session, the Assembly informs the governor that it is ready to do business; later, the Assembly authorizes the speakers to write Gov. Caswell and Gov. Henry of Virginia regarding the insurrection in Tryon County.
Virginia

Tryon County
Governors
Orators
Government, Resistance to
CASWELL, Richard (1729-1789)

HENRY, Patrick

Note: See also 66.8.15.12.15 for the original resolution concerning the insurrection in Tryon County.
Database Source State Records B Joint Papers (January-February, 1779): Correspondence, remonstrances, and resignations sent to Assembly
Title: Joint Papers (January-February, 1779): Correspondence, remonstrances, and resignations sent to Assembly
General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
 Session of January-February, 1779: Joint Papers, Committee Papers, Resolutions  1779  General Assembly 3A.464

GASR Jan-Feb 1779, Box 1


 66.8.15.6 (Folder)

Correspondence, Resignations, Resolutions, Depositions
Quantity: 1 Folder(s)
Scope / Contents:
Includes the Virginia resolution authorizing ratification of the Articles of Confederation; Samuel Ashe's request for an increase in salary; John Williams' resignation as delegate to the Continental Congress; report from Charles McLean about Loyalist activity in Tryon County; letter of William Moseley to Timothy Bloodworth about the depreciating money, with depositions.
Virginia

Tryon County
American Loyalists
Money
Depreciation
Delegates
Wages


Corporate Names:
Continental Congress

ASHE, Samuel
WILLIAMS, John
McLEAN, Charles
BLOODWORTH, Timothy
MOSELEY, William
Database Source State Records B Feb. 6: Report re accounts of William Gilbert (with messages)
Title: Feb. 6: Report re accounts of William Gilbert (with messages)
 General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
Session of January-February, 1779: Joint Papers, Committee Papers, Resolutions
Folder: January-February, 1779: Joint Select Committees
1779  General Assembly  3A.464
 

 GASR Jan-Feb 1779, Box 1

 66.8.15.8.14 (Item)

Committee reports, Legislative messages, Resolutions
Quantity: 7 Item(s)
Scope / Contents:
Report on the accounts of William Gilbert and William Alston, commissaries for Tryon County, and a resolution that Gilbert shall comply with the report.
Tryon County Commissaries

Finance, Public
GILBERT, William

ALSTON, William
Database Source State Records B Feb. 12: Report re insurrection in Tryon County (with amendment and messages)
Title: Feb. 12: Report re insurrection in Tryon County (with amendment and messages)
 General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
Session of January-February, 1779: Joint Papers, Committee Papers, Resolutions
Folder: January-February, 1779: Joint Select Committees
1779  General Assembly 3A.464

GASR Jan-Feb 1779, Box 1
 

66.8.15.8.21 (Item)

Committee reports, Legislative messages
Quantity: 6 Item(s)
Scope / Contents:
The committee recommends detailed mobilization of the militia, including appointing Matthew Locke Brigadier General pro tempore of the District of Salisbury.
Tryon County

Salisbury District
Militia

Military Supplies

Governors

Appointment to Office

Officers

Generals

Brigadier Generals
LOCKE, Matthew

BUTLER, John

CASWELL, Richard
(1729-1789)
  Jan. 23: Petition from the sundry inhabitants of Burke County
Title: Jan. 23: Petition from the sundry inhabitants of Burke County
 General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
Session of January-February, 1779: Joint Papers, Committee Papers, Resolutions
Folder: Joint Papers (Jan.-Feb., 1779): Petitions
1779  General Assembly 3A.464
 

GASR Jan-Feb 1779, Box 1

66.8.15.9.5 (Item)

Genres / Forms: Petitions
Quantity: 1 Item(s)
Scope / Contents:
The signers request to be shifted from Burke to Tryon County.
Burke County

Tryon County
 
Boundaries

Counties

Annexation

Governors
CASWELL, Richard (1729-1789)

Note: The petition was sent to Governor Caswell and the General Assembly.
Database Source State Records B Feb. 9: allowing William Gilbert to resign (with message)
Title: Feb. 9: allowing William Gilbert to resign (with message)
 General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
Session of January-February, 1779: Joint Papers, Committee Papers, Resolutions

Folder: House Joint Resolutions: Feb. 6-Feb. 13
1779  General Assembly 3A.464
 

GASR Jan-Feb 1779, Box 1

66.8.15.12.4 (Item)

Genres / Forms: Resolutions, Legislative messages
Quantity: 3 Item(s)
Scope / Contents:
The resolution gives Gilbert leave to resign as a Justice of the Peace in Tryon County.
Tryon County Justices of the Peace

Resignation
GILBERT, William
Database Source State Records B  Feb. 12: to send to governor and to governor of Virginia information about insurrection in Tryon County (with messages)
Title: Feb. 12: to send to governor and to governor of Virginia information about insurrection in Tryon County (with messages)
General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
Session of January-February, 1779: Joint Papers, Committee Papers, Resolutions

Folder: House Joint Resolutions: Feb. 6-Feb. 13
 1779  General Assembly 3A.464
 

GASR Jan-Feb 1779, Box 1
 

66.8.15.12.15 (Item)

Resolutions, Legislative messages
Quantity: 3 Item(s)
Virginia

Tryon County
Governors CASWELL, Richard (1729-1789)

HENRY, Patrick

Note: See also 66.8.15.4
Database Source State Records B Feb. 12: to appoint officers of light horse (with messages)
Title: Feb. 12: to appoint officers of light horse (with messages)
 General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
 Session of January-February, 1779: Joint Papers, Committee Papers, Resolutions

Folder: House Joint Resolutions: Feb. 6-Feb. 13
 1779  General Assembly 3A.464
 

GASR Jan-Feb 1779, Box 1
 

66.8.15.12.17 (Item)

Resolutions, Legislative messages
Quantity: 3 Item(s)
Scope / Contents:
The resolution makes numerous military appointments
Halifax, Hillsborough, Salisbury & Wilmington Districts;
Anson, Burke, Caswell, Granville, Guilford, Mecklenburg, Orange, Surry, Tryon & Wilkes Counties
Appointment to Office

Commissions

Counties

Militia

Militia

Horses

Cavalry
 
Database Source State Records B Senate Bills (January 26): Bill for dividing Tryon County into two distinct counties, etc.
Title: Senate Bills (January 26): Bill for dividing Tryon County into two distinct counties, etc.
 
 General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
Session of January-February, 1779: Miscellaneous Bills, Senate Bills, House Bills
 
 1779
 
 General Assembly
 
3A.464


GASR Jan-Feb 1779, Box 2

66.8.16.6 (Folder)
 

 Legislative messages, Amendments
Quantity: 1 Folder(s)
Scope / Contents:
The bill divides Tryon County into Lincoln and Rutherford Counties and establishes them as part of the Salisbury District. It also appoints commissioners to oversee and levies a tax to support their establishment.
Lincoln County

Rutherford County

Tryon County

Salisbury District
 
Appointment to Office

Boundaries

Commissioners

Counties

Public Buildings

Property Tax

Taxation
 
EARLS, John

GULLETT, Jonathan

HARDEN, Benjamin

KUYRKENDOL, Abraham

LAMBKIN, Sampson

POTTS, John

WALKER, John

WELCH, Thomas
Database Source State Records B House Bills (February 1): Bill to amend an act entitled an act to impower the courts for the counties of Tryon and Guilford to lay a tax by assessment for finishing the courthouse, prison, and stocks in the said counties and also to impower the several counties in the District of Wilmington to levy taxes for building a district jail and jailer's house in the town of Wilmington, etc. (rejected)
Title: House Bills (February 1): Bill to amend an act entitled an act to impower the courts for the counties of Tryon and Guilford to lay a tax by assessment for finishing the courthouse, prison, and stocks in the said counties and also to impower the several counties in the District of Wilmington to levy taxes for building a district jail and jailer's house in the town of Wilmington, etc. (rejected)
General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
 Session of January-February, 1779: Miscellaneous Bills, Senate Bills, House Bills
 
 1779
 
General Assembly


 
3A.464
 

GASR Jan-Feb 1779, Box 2
 

66.8.16.30 (Folder)

 

Bills (legislative records)
Quantity: 1 Folder(s)
 
Guilford County

Tryon County

Wilmington District
Assessments

Courts

Courthouses

Jails

Prisons

Public Buildings

Stocks

Taxation
Corporate Names:

County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions

Note: The bill was rejected by the Senate on its second reading.
Database Source State Records B  May 13: re petition of George Lamkin, late sheriff of Tryon County (rejected) (message only)
Title: May 13: re petition of George Lamkin, late sheriff of Tryon County (rejected) (message only)
Group: General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
Box: Session of May, 1779: Joint Papers, Committee Papers, Resolutions, Senate Bills, House Bills

Folder: May, 1779: Joint Select Committees
 1779
 
 General Assembly
 
 3A.464


 GASR May 1779, Box 1
 

66.8.17.10.4 (Item)

Genres / Forms: Committee reports, Legislative messages
Quantity: 1 Item(s)
Scope / Contents:
Lamkin describes his difficulties when sheriff regarding tax collection and asks to be discharged. Although the House of Commons appointed a committee to consider the petition, the Senate did not.

Tryon County

Lincoln County
 
Sheriffs

Tax Collection
 
LAMKIN, George
 
Database Source State Records B Joint Papers (April-May, 1780): Miscellaneous statements, certificates, and protest
Title: Joint Papers (April-May, 1780): Miscellaneous statements, certificates, and protest
 General Assembly Record Group
Session Records
Session of April-May, 1780: Joint Papers, Committee Papers, Resolutions  1780
 
 General Assembly
 
3A.464


GASR Apr-May 1780, Box 1

66.8.20.6 (Folder)

Genres / Forms: Certifications, Depositions, Letters, Resignations
Quantity: 1 Folder(s)
Scope / Contents:
General John Butler certifies to the sheriff of Orange County that William Walker, a volunteer in a company of the North Carolina Brigade of Militia, has not yet received his bounty for service in South Carolina. In a document from February, Governor Caswell requires all civil and military officers to assist Peter Marlett in purchasing provisions for the militia. John Kennedy, jailer for the New Bern District, certifies the names of prisoners of war in his jail received from William Brown, a Justice for Beaufort County. John Everett, a Justice of the Peace of Martin County, attests to the deposition of Samuel Mitchell, master of the schooner Rainbow. Alexander Gilliland resigns as Justice of the Peace of Tryon (now Lincoln) County.
Edenton & Newbern Districts; Beaufort, Lincoln, Martin, Orange, & Tryon Counties; 
Edenton
Roanoke River
South Carolina
Bounties, Military, Commissaries, Jails, Jailers, Justices of the Peace, Military Campaigns, Militia, Prisoners of War, Public Officers, Pork
Ships, Food


Corporate Names:
Rainbow (Schooner)
Sally (Ship)
North Carolina Brigade

BISHOP, Benjamin
BROWN, William
BURNET, William
BUTLER, John
CASWELL, Richard (1729-1789)
EVERETT, John
GLOSSON, Paul
HOLLOWELL, Charles
KENNEDY, John
McGUIRE, Peter
MALLETT, Peter
MITCHELL, Samuel
WALKER, William
 
Database Source State Records B May 18 or earlier: Senate bill to amend act that amended the act to divide Tryon County
Title: May 18 or earlier: Senate bill to amend act that amended the act to divide Tryon County
General Assembly Record Group


Session Records

 Session of April-June, 1784: Senate Bills, House Bills (April 24 -- May 6) 1784 General Assembly 3A.464


GASR Apr-June 1784, Box 3


66.8.33.25 (Folder)

Genres / Forms: Bills (legislative records)
Scope / Contents:
Bill notes the complete unsuitability of the spot designated for the portion of Tryon County that is now Rutherford County as a place for the building of public buildings and appoints a commission to rectify the matter.
Rutherford & Tryon Counties Courthouses;
Construction
 

 


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