Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence
Date: Jul. 04 1841 |
Speech titled "Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence" written by Thomas Sparrow Jr. Note at the end of the essay says "Original & uncorrected draft of a speech written to be spoken in Princeton on the 4th of July 1841."
From the papers of Thomas Sparrow (1819-1884), a lawyer from Washington, N.C. who fought in the Civil War and later represented Beaufort County in the North Carolina General Assembly. more...