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 […]
Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916. From Marble N. Taylor1 to Abraham Lincoln, November 18, 1861 Hatteras Hyde Co. N. C. Nov 18th 1861 A Provisional State Government for North Carolina was this day instituted at this point by a Convention of delegates and persons representing forty five Counties of the Commonwealth The movement has the […]