Petition by the Regulators concerning legal redress for grievances
Regulators of North Carolina
Volume 07, Pages 812-813
Address from the Insurgents when assembled at Hillsborough
To His Excellency
The humble Address of the Inhabitants of several Counties called Regulators.
To His Excellency Wm Tryon Esqre Governor & Commander in Chief over the Province of North Carolina.
Whereas thro' the exactions & extortions of several Officers of Orange, we have involved ourselves in many difficulties and by means of reports, falsely spread the contention has arose to a great extremity & being desirous to submit ourselves to the clemency of your Excellency, and to lay aside all method of redress of our grievances, but by a due course of Law and beg that your Excellency
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will forgive all our past offences by your gracious Proclamation, that peace and tranquility may be restored again, to all the Inhabitants of this Province, and confiding in your assistance and favour to execute the Laws against said exactions and extortions and conclude
Your dutiful Petitioners,
Signed in behalf of the said Counties