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Letter from William Tryon to Richard Henderson
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
January 13, 1771
Volume 08, Pages 690-691


Newbern 13th January 1771.

Richard Henderson Esquire.

The Court of Oyer and Terminer having been adjourned to the 25th of this month, when the witnesses against the Insurgents are to appear, I am to require your attendance at Newbern at that time, judging the matters that may then come under the consideration of the Court of Oyer and Terminer demand at least two Judges to determine on. The Law also directing that any Proclamation which

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may issue against Persons indicted be signed by the Judges or Justices before whom the Court is held.

The Grand Jury not finding the Bill of Indictment against Hermon Husbands the Court discharged him.