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Although John Paul Jones was not a native North Carolinian, he enjoyed the friendship of a number of prominent individuals in the state. Willie Jones of Halifax provided a home for him when he was down and out, and he secured his first commission in the first United States Navy through the influence of Joseph Hewes of Edenton.