History of the Lost State of Franklin

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Genealogical Publishing Com, 2009 - Reference - 378 pages
This imposing volume covers almost all primary sources pertaining to Connecticut men in the Revolution which were still extant at the time of the book's original publication in 1889, including original minutes of the General Assembly and Governor's office, original rolls, pay rolls, accounts, diaries, maps, the papers of George Washington and Connecticut Revolutionary governor John Trumbull, and numerous other collections both privately and publicly held.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION xv
viii
Genesis of the Franklin Movement 5
ii
West1784
27
Repeal of the Cession Act
35
The Franklin Movement in Virginia
45
Second Session of the Assembly1785
90
1786
114
Spain and Closure of the Mississippi1786
123
The SevierTipton Skirmish1788
198
Occurrences on the Border1788
210
The Lesser Franklin
218
1788
245
ModesofLife
255
Religion in Franklin
270
XXXVEL Survival of the Conception and Spirit
282
THEFRANKLINITES
289

Efforts to Compromise Futile1787
140
Defeat of Compromise and Resulting Vio
161
A Cry for Help from the Cumberland1787
170
Franklin and Georgia1787
177
Franklin and the West in the Constitutional
183
Close of the Crucial Year1787
189
William Murphey
323
THE ANTIS
330
APPENDIX
339
APPENDIX
348
APPENDIX C
356

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