10 Jan 1862 Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916.
Outer Banks, North Carolina “Orchestrated by Union Col. Rush C. Hawkins, the Hatteras Convention was held on Nov. 18, 1861. The state’s secession was declared null and void, Hatteras was proclaimed the capitol and Marble Nash Taylor became provisional governor. Taylor called for a special Congressional election held Nov. 28 but, Charles Henry Foster’s unanimous […]
Abraham Lincoln Papers Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916. From B. S. Hedrick1 to Salmon P. Chase, September 14, 1861 Washington D. C. Sept. 14, 1861 Sir: That man Foster still continues in the course of fraud and deception in which he has been engaged for some time. It is now reported in the newspapers that […]