The State Paper Office until 1782 constituted the archives of what later became departments of government, including the Colonial Office, Foreign Office, and Home Office.
Domestic, Charles II
Topics relating to North Carolina in the series SP 29 include, among others, tobacco and immigration.
Domestic, George I
Topics relating to North Carolina in the series SP 35 include the royalization of South Carolina.
Domestic, George II
Topics in the series SP 36 include the Crown's purchase of Carolina, Governor Sir Richard Everard, Indians, officials in North Carolina.
Domestic, George III
Topics in the series SP 37 relating to North Carolina include the salary of Governor William Tryon, the Revolutionary War, appointment of William Howard as chief justice.
A few items in the series SP 41 relate to North Carolina.
The few items in the series SP 42 relating to North Carolina concern the Stamp Act crisis.
The items in the series SP 43 relating to North Carolina relate to Governor Richard Everard.
The items relating to North Carolina in the series SP 44 concern, among other things, illegal trade, Cary's Rebellion, complaints against Governors Richard Everard and Gabriel Johnston, potash, Indians, quitrents.
Topics in the series SP 45 relating to North Carolina include fees received by governors and others.
Ireland, Elizabeth I to George II
The one item relating to North Carolina in the series SP 63 concerns unrest in the colony in 1775.
Foreign, Various. Precis Book, Miscellaneous
Items relating to North Carolina in the series SP 109 mainly concern the French and Indian War.