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Johnston, Samuel 1733-1816

Overview
Works: 45 works in 62 publications in 1 language and 501 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History  Sources 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z1215, 973.331
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Most widely held works by Samuel Johnston
[Samuel Johnston correspondence] by Samuel Johnston( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philadelphia, to [Samuel] Johnston by William Hooper( )

1 edition published in 1775 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Requesting "you to exert your utmost influence to prevail upon the people to enroll themselves in Companies, Secondly to attend to the preservation of what little Gunpowder remains amongst them - & to rest assured that no terms will be obtained from Lord North but which are purchased at the point of the Sword; asking him to forward this letter to Mrs. Hooper so that she knows he is in Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pa., to Samuel Johnston, Edenton, N.C by William Hooper( )

1 edition published in 1775 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerns popular support for the Revolution in New York and Philadelphia and Quaker attempts to influence legislation in New York. Advises immediate election of delegates to a provincial convention to be held in N.C. when delegates return from the Continental Congress
Philadelphia, to Samuel Johnston by Joseph Hewes( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning an order for additional horses and another wagon to deliver supplies to the Third Regiment of the North Carolina Troops as he overloaded the first one and the roads were in much worse condition than he supposed; discussing the cost per day of the wagon
Samuel Johnston correspondence by Samuel Johnston( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fayette Ville, to Samuel Johnston by Hugh Williamson( )

1 edition published in 1789 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning claims that should be submitted against the United States for repayment of wartime expenses for provisions and militia services provided by North Carolina; detailing specific expenses of militia pay, and the supply of wagons and horses
Letters 1814-23 by James Monroe( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter, 1789 Mar. 10, Richmond [to] Samuel Johnston. Introduces the bearer of the letter, Isaac Coles, to Johnston. Monroe also expresses his sentiments concering the organization of government. -- Letter, 1819 Oct. 6, Oak Hill [to] Sir. Discusses the court-martial of a Lieutenant Levy. -- Letter fragment, with Monroe's signature. The letter was to Herekiah Huntington of Hartford
Papers by Henry Laurens( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection contains a letter to Laurens concerning the salary of his aide, Moses Young. A second letter is from Laurens' son, John, in the Revolutionary Army, requesting books on military strategy. Also included is a letter from Thomas Burke, William Sharpe, and Samuel Johnston asking Laurens to support their suggestion that the British Navy be attacked from the coast of N.C
"Yorktown", to Samuel Johnston by James Smith( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Acknowledging receipt of £25 17s 6p for Mr. [David?] Grier
to Samuel Johnston by Joseph Hewes( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hewes informs Johnston of the Congress's plan to send two Presbyterian clergymen to North Carolina to explain the nature of the dispute between the colonies and Great Britain
Philadelphia, to Samuel Johnston by Joseph Hewes( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Enclosing a letter from the Committee of Safety in New York authorizing "two Regiments in a number of Transports, Men of War, Bomb Vessels, etc., are sailed, Supposed for Virg'a or the Carolinas, that General Clinton had sail'd with them. I hope Our province will be on their guard, and that you are in great forwardness with your third Regiment."
Papers by Johnstone Family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection of correspondence of the Johnstone family of North and South Carolina and Georgia, and papers relating to their family history
A talk delivered [to] Genl Joseph Martin by Piamingo [sic] chief warrior of the Chickasaw Nation ... for His Excellency Samuel Johnson [i.e. Johnston] ... governor of the state of North Carolina : Long Island of the Holston, [Tenn.] by Piomingo( )

1 edition published in 1789 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Talk, Sept. 28, 1789, by Piomingo to Joseph Martin, a long-time Cherokee agent, negotiator and signer of the 1783 and 1786 treaties with the Chickasaw, and brigadier general of the North Carolina militia
Governor Johnston's speech on American affairs on the address in answer to the King's speech, 1776 by Samuel Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 1883 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

ALS, [s.l.], to Joseph Hewes and Samuel Johnston by William Hooper( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written from Congress, Hooper discusses the Constitution of Pennsylvania as well as the fact that troops at Ticonderoga are well supplied with provisions. He says: "We are formidable at Ticonderoga. This moment arrived 12 Waldechers & 8 British prisoners sent hither by General Washington."
ALS, 1775 June 5, Philadelphia, to Samuel Johnston by Joseph Hewes( )

1 edition published in 1775 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mentions important, secret matters taken up by Congress. Suggests a Provincial Convention be called in North Carolina of "popular men that are friendly to our cause." Relates the suggestion of removing Congress to Connecticut to be near the seat of action in Boston. Written just prior to Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17
 
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Alternative Names
Samuel Johnston American politician

Samuel Johnston Amerikaans politicus (1733-1816)

Samuel Johnston amerikai szenátor

Samuel Johnston amerikansk advokat och politiker

Samuel Johnston amerikansk advokat og politikar

Samuel Johnston amerikansk advokat og politiker

Samuel Johnston personnalité politique américaine

Samuel Johnston US-amerikanischer Politiker und Gouverneur von North Carolina

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ساموئل جانستون سیاست‌مدار و وکیل آمریکایی

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