Letter book : manuscript, 1764-1771
About this Item
- Tryon, William , 1729-1788
- 1 v. (544 p.) ; 38 cm.
- Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Tryon's official letter book containing copies of letters and documents relating to his work as colonial governor of North Carolina; with references concerning drawing a boundary between North Carolina and South Carolina; talks with the Cherokee Indians; the establishment of a postal service; working with the Propagation of the Gospels in Foreign Parts; establishing the Church of England in North Carolina; strengthening the defenses of the colony; maintaining better communication with Great Britain; and other events.