Committees of Correspondence

Research by Nicole Fox


1. Letter from the North Carolina Committee of Correspondence to counterparts in South Carolina, June 10, 1774

This document is a letter from the North Carolina Committee of Correspondence to the South Carolina Committee of Correspondence written on June 10, 1774. The letter references the House of Burgesses’ proposition for all colonies to develop a committee to correspond with one another. It also urges South Carolina to take to heart the cause of Boston as the cause of America as a whole, thus rallying support for the revolution. The letter is asking South Carolina to consider means of defeating any attack on the rights of the colonies on behalf of the committees of Virginia and North Carolina together. The letter concludes by urging South Carolina to forward this message to Georgia in order to gain Georgia’s support of the Boston cause as well.


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