Loyalist claims in NC
We may have covered this before, but there was a NC superior court case where
property was returned to the daughter of a man turned out for being a
loyalist. Bayard v. Singleton (1787) was significant in that the court
decision declared unconstitutional the 1777 and 1779 Confiscation Acts in NC
, because they deprived the man ('s family) of property without due process
of law (jury trial). This case is listed as the first by a US court
declaring a law unconstitutional.
I now return to my scout/lurking role
Johnston Co. Reg.
NC Militia (Whig, mostly)
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