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Advertisement by the Regulators concerning theft of money from Edmund Fanning
Regulators of North Carolina
November 20, 1770
Volume 08, Page 260

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

Whereas we The Regulators About the Head or forks of Haw river have heard a Report that we have Clandestantly Taken some considerable quantity of money Belonging to Mr Edmund Fanning At the time when his house & goods were Destroy'd.

And as We have Also heard that A Certain Number have sworn to it, We Don't design to lye under Such shame & as we Allways count ourselves Amongst the Number of Loyal Subjects We Desire & Insist that Ed Fanning would Authourise some Lawfull officer to come & Bring the person or persons Accused to Justice, & further we will Not Molest but rather Assist in taking Such Felons, given under our hands this 20th Day of Novr 1770.

Capten JAMES PORTER
SAMl BUCHANAN THOMAS FLACK Comm
John Corry Moderator