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Agreement between Rowan County public officials and the Regulators concerning fees for public officials
Frohock, John, d. 1772; Rutherford, Griffith, ca. 1721 - 1805; Locke, Francis, 1722-1796; Martin, Alexander, 1740-1807; Et Al.
March 07, 1771
Volume 08, Pages 521-522

[From MS. Records in the Office of Secretary of State.]
Agreement for restitution by Rowan County officials to the Regulators.

We the subscribers officers of Rowan County now met at Mr Steels with a committee of the People called Regulators now assembled at the meeting for a Redress of Grievances as to officers fees and disputes to wit Messrs James Hunter John Inyerd Wm Wilburn Thos Flake John Curry James Wilson Sam Wagoner Daniel Gilespie Jas Graham Henry Wade Peter Julian Jeremiah Fields John Vickory Saml Jones & Joshua Teague to receive the Proposals as shall be offered by the several officers for the approbation of the People who are desirous of nothing more than Justice and Peace with every person whatsoever and that all Debates hereafter may subside now the several Officers Hereto subscribed do hereby agree to settle and pay unto any and every person within the county any and all such sum or sums of money as we or our Deputies have taken through inadvertency or otherwise over and above what we severally ought to have taken for fees more than what the Law allowd or entitled us so to receive without any trouble or Law for the recovery of the same and it is further agreed by the said committee that when any debate may arise and that all persons within this county do give in their demands to such persons as shall be hereafter apointed by the People in each neighborhood to receive the same and to be determined by the following Gentlemen joyntly and unanimously chosen between the parties (to-wit) Matthew Locke Herman Husband James Smith James Hunter Samuel Young Thos Persons John Kerr and James Graham or the majority of them and their determination to be a final end to all former differences whatsoever and that they meet at John Kimborough on the third tuesday

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in May next. Given under our hand this 7th day of March 1771.

JOHN FROHAWK C C
Wm FROHAWK D S
GRIFFITH RUTHERFORD S
THOS FROHAWK C S C
BENn MILLER Sh
JOHN BRAWLEY Regr
ANDREW ALLISON Sherf
FRANCIS LOCKE Sherf
JOHN DUN by J Frohawk and Ellis Martin
ALLEXr MARTIN
Wm NAZARY
Wm TEMPLE COLE Sherf
by John Frohawk