Rowan Resolves Day

The Rowan County Public Library is celebrating “Rowan Resolves Day” at 2 p.m. today. Written on August 8, 1774, the Resolves “criticized both the political and economic policies of the British government that threatened to take away colonial liberties.” Read more about the event and the Resolves here.

To read a digital version of the resolutions, click on the link below:

Resolutions by inhabitants of Rowan County concerning resistance to Parliamentary taxation and the Provincial Congress of North Carolina

This document is one of 9500 colonial and early state documents presented on the UNC Library’s Colonial and State Records of North Carolina digital project.