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Proclamation by William Tryon concerning a pardon for rioters
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
May 24, 1771
Volume 08, Page 611

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

A Proclamation.

Whereas through the badness of the weather many persons who have stood out in Rebellion and live in remote parts have not been able to surrender themselves and deliver up their Arms agreeable to my Proclamations of the 17th and 21st Inst. I have thought fit by and with the advice and consent of His Majesty's Council to extend the time limited in the said Proclamations to the Thirtieth Instant inclusive and allow a Pardon to all those who shall comply with the Terms in my Proclamation of the seventeenth Instant—Outlaws and Prisoners excepted.

Given under my Hand and the Seal of the Province at Sandy Creek Camp this twenty fourth day of May A. Dom. 1771.

God save the King.