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Letter from William Tryon to John Frohock
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
January 26, 1771
Volume 08, Pages 684-685


Newbern 26th January 1771.

Colonel John Frohock,

From the attempts that have been already made in your County to overturn the Courts of Justice it is to be apprehended that something of the like nature may again happen, which if you find good reason to believe I do hereby require you to assemble not exceeding

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five hundred men of the Rowan Regiment of Militia in order to protect the Courts of Justice and their Officers in your District and preserve the Public Peace against any Disturbers of the same.