"House of Commons. Monday, Nov. 18. Mr. Pugh moved that John D. Jones, the Representative from the town of Wilmington, be appointed Speaker of the House of Commons; and Mr. Hill from Stokes, moved that James Mebane, one of the Representatives from Orange be appointed. Whereupon a ballot took place and Mr. Jones was reported as duly elected 65 votes to 55." Raleigh Register, and North-Carolina Gazette (Raleigh, NC). November 22, 1822.
The Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, VA) lists James Mebane as James McLane.
Raleigh Register, and North-Carolina Gazette (Raleigh, NC). November 22, 1822.
Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, VA). November 26, 1822.
Milton Gazette and Roanoke Advertiser (Milton, NC). November 28, 1822.
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