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List of troops to be raised for the North Carolina militia in the campaign against the Regulators
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
March 19, 1771
Volume 08, Page 697

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Newbern 19th March 1771.

His Excellency gave orders for raising the following Numbers of Volunteers from the respective Counties to march against the Insurgents, vizt

From
Craven
County
200.
Bute
County
50.
Dobbs
200.
Wake
50.
Pitt
100.
Edgecomb
50.
Johnston
100.
Chowan
50.
Carteret
100.
Bertie
50.
New Hanover
100.
Tyrrell
50.
Granville
100.
Mecklenburgh
300.
Onslow
50.
Rowan
200.
Bladen
50.
Anson
50.
Cumberland
50.
Tryon
50.
Duplin
50.
Hertford
50.
Beaufort
50.
Hyde
50.
Northampton
50.
Perquimans
50.
Halifax
50.
Curretuck
50.
Orange
200.

In all 2550 Men.

And wrote the following letter to those Colonels who were to furnish one hundred Men and upwards from their Regiments.