Web Sites

Alphabetical Listing of Web sites.

–Addresses delivered under the auspices of The North Carolina Society of Colonial Dames of American 1900 – 1926, 192 pages, Press of Jackson & Bell Company, Wilmington, N. C. ”Our Debt to Cornelius Harnett”, pp 75-99, delivered in 1906 by Professor C. Alonzo Smith, Ph. D, LLD. A digital copy of this address, reprinted in 1907 from the University of North Carolina Press, has been located by Glenn Hood, co-sponsor of this Web Site. It contains pages 379-408. The entire text of the address may be accessed at

–Articles of Confederation.  (March 2, 1781).  The articles were adopted this date and in use since November 17, 1777.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Articles_of_Confederation

–Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina, Monument to Cornelius Harnett, Wilmington.  This includes a photograph of the monument, detailed information about it and links to supporting sources, including the photograph and article in this web site under “Image Gallery/Commemorative/Harnett Obelisk (Sculpture).”  http://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/237/ (Link. accessed June 1, 2013)

–Documenting the American South [DocSou], “The Colonial and State Records of North Carolina”,Colonial Records (1662-1776); State Records, 1776-1790; a digital collection, copyright 2004, by the University Library, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; http://docsouth.unc.edu/csr–Liberty, Birth of the “Sons of Liberty”. A PBS Vidio data base, Web. 30 Mar. 2011. http://videoindex.pbs.org/resources/liberty/primary/doc3.html

–North Carolina History Project.  NorthCarolinahistory.org is a product of the North Carolina History Project, a special project of the John Locket Foundation, a non-profit, non-partisan think tank in Raleigh, North Carolina. http://docsouth.unc.edu/csr/.  [could not get the hyperlink to automatically attach  on April 29, 2013 without pasting it into the url]

–North Carolina in the US Revolution, an article by Josh Howard.  See NC Pedia.  This article contains an excellent overview of North Carolina’s role in the US Revolution.  The article mentions Harnett’s role as head of the Council of Safety during the early days of North Carolina’s involvement in the Revolution, mentions the importance of the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge and the adoption of the Halifax Resolves by the Fourth Provincial Congress, two events that contributed to adoption of the Declaration of Independence, two events in which Harnett played a key role.

–“Sons of Liberty.” Wikipedia, the free enclyclopedia. 1910. Web. 6 Apr. 2010. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sons_Of_Liberty

–The Declaration of Independence. http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/document/

–The Halifax Resolves.  http://www.revolutionary-war-and-beyond.com/halifax-resolves-april-12-1776.html

–The Intolerable Acts (a summary)  June 1, 1774 [and earlier] http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312848/inacts.htm

–The Stamp Act (March 22, 1775): http://www.ushistory.org/DECLARATION/related/stampact.htm

–Time line of the Revolutionary War. (1754-1788)

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