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Proclamation by William Tryon concerning a reward for the capture of Regulator leaders
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
June 09, 1771
Volume 08, Page 617

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

North Carolina

By His Excellency William Tryon Esqr, His Majesty's Captain

General and Governor in Chief in and over the said Province—A Proclamation.

Whereas Herman Husband, James Hunter, Rednap Howell and William Butler are Outlawed and liable to be shot by any Person whatever, I do therefore, that they may be punished for the Traiterous and Rebellious Crimes they have committed, issue this my Proclamation hereby offering a Reward of One Hundred Pounds and one thousand acres of Land to any Person or Persons who will take Dead or alive and bring into mine or General Waddell's Camp either and each of the above named outlaws.

Given under my Hand and the great Seal of the said Province at Bathabara this ninth day of June in the year of our Lord 1771.

Signed
Wm. TRYON.
By His Excellency's command
Js. Edwards, P. Sec.