Montfort Stokes Proclamation,1831

Descriptive Summary

Title
Montfort Stokes Proclamation,1831
Creator
Stokes, Montfort, 1762-1842
Extent
1 item
Subjects
Stokes, Montfort--1762-1842--Correspondence
Metcalfe, Thomas--1780-1855--Correspondence
Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Veterans
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
The proclamation was issued by Governor Montfort Stokes of North Carolina on July 1, 1831, to honor Revolutionary War soldiers from Mecklenburg and Cumberland counties, North Carolina. The document, bearing Stokes' signature, was sent to Governor Thomas Metcalfe of Kentucky.
Variant Name: Thomas Metcalfe Proclamation
Occupation: Governor of North Carolina