Because of the confusion of the two names, the original document they signed was believed lost. In 1975, David Sanders Clark discovered the Liberty Point Resolves in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
A granite boulder lists the name of the 55 patriots and their pledge to their country they made here: “We stand ready to sacrifice our lives to secure her freedom.”
Even before freedom of speech was guaranteed by our Constitution, these brave people stood up for their beliefs in American independence and democracy and made their voices heard.
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