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The Mad Genius of Granville County

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Robert Potter, Congressman from Granville County, was a leader in Texas' quest for independence from Mexico, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, and the first secretary of the Navy of the Republic of Texas. The same Robert Potter attacked and maimed two persons, served a prison term, was expelled from the NC House of Commons, and eventually was assassinated in Texas.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 60 Issue 1, June 1992, p12-13, por