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Oath of allegiance for Grand Jurors of a Special Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery in New Bern District to the Government of North Carolina
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Volume 08, Page 549

[B. P. R. O. Am. & W. I. N. C. 218.]

North Carolina.

We his Majesty's Dutiful and Loyal Subjects, whose Names are hereunto annexed, having received certain Information that the many salutary Laws passed in the last session of Assembly for redressing every Public Grievance hitherto complained of have not the desired effect, and that there still remains a great number of infatuated People who call themselves Regulators and who in open defiance of the Laws of this country do frequently assemble themselves together in a riotous Manner and avowedly profess this Disobedience and Opposition to those Laws,

Do therefore engage and associate ourselves together in support of the civil government of this Province by law established and do promise that on our parts We will to the utmost of our power preserve and restore the Public Peace and Tranquility of every part of the Province and enforce a due execution of the Laws thereof and take every just and proper measure for suppressing those Tumults and Insurrections that have for some time past so greatly disturbed the peace of Society and distracted the course of Justice.