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This Day In History May 3, 1775 – Earl of Dartmouth organizes North Carolina Loyalists against Patriots

  North Carolina Anglophile Loyalists organize to crush Patriot uprising – history scrawls the destiny-fated results in favor of all humankind   William Legge, 2nd earl of Dartmouth and secretary of state for the colonies for British King George III, instructs colonial Governor Josiah Martin of North Carolina to organize an association of Loyalists and …

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