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Collection Number: 00729

Collection Title: Robert E. Troy Letter, 1845

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Abstract Robert E. Troy was a prominent lawyer in Lumberton, N.C., and served as mayor of the town in 1852. He also was Master of St. Alban's Lodge A. F. & A. M. James Cain (circa 1748-1826) was a resident of Bladen County, N.C. He was wounded in the Battle of Elizabethtown. Colonel Thomas Robeson (1740-1785) led Whig troops in defeating Tories at the Battle of Elizabethtown on 28 August 1781. The collection consists of a typed transcription of a letter, 12 March 1845, originally sent by Robert E. Troy in Lumberton, N.C., to the Robesonian following an interview with James Cain, a veteran of the Revolutionary War. The letter describes the leadership of Whig officer Colonel Thomas Robeson in defeating Tory troops in the Battle of Elizabethtown, N.C., on 28 August 1781. Also includes a photocopy of the typed transcription.
Creator Troy, Robert E.
Language English
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[Identification of item], in the Robert E. Troy Letter #729-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Robert E. Troy was a prominent lawyer in Lumberton, N.C. He served as mayor of the town in 1852. Troy also was Master of St. Alban's Lodge A. F. & A. M.

James Cain (circa 1748-1826) was a resident of Bladen County, N.C. He was wounded in the Battle of Elizabethtown.

Colonel Thomas Robeson (1740-1785) led Whig troops in defeating Tories at the Battle of Elizabethtown on 28 August 1781. Robeson County, N.C., is named for Colonel Robeson.

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Typed transcription of a letter, 12 March 1845, originally sent by Robert E. Troy, a prominent lawyer in Lumberton, N.C., to the Robesonian following an interview with James Cain Esq., a veteran of the Revolutionary War. The letter describes the leadership of Whig officer Colonel Thomas Robeson in defeating Tory troops in the Battle of Elizabethtown, N.C., on 28 August 1781. Also includes a photocopy of the typed transcription.

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Typed transcription of a letter, 12 March 1845, originally sent by Robert E. Troy, a prominent lawyer in Lumberton, N.C., to the Robesonian following an interview with James Cain Esq., a veteran of the Revolutionary War. The letter describes the leadership of Whig officer Colonel Thomas Robeson in defeating Tory troops in the Battle of Elizabethtown, N.C., on 28 August 1781. Also includes a photocopy of the typed transcription.

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Robert E. Troy letter, 12 March 1845 #00729, Series: "Robert E. Troy letter, 12 March 1845." Folder 1

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Processed by: Virginia Ferris, April 2013

Encoded by: Virginia Ferris, April 2013

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