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Instructions to the Salisbury Jail keeper concerning the imprisonment of John Auston
Rowan County (N.C.). Committee of Safety
July 13, 1776
Volume 10, Page 667

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Proceedings of the Safety Committee in Rowan County.

North Carolina,
Rowan County. }

Whereas, a certan John Auston, Late of Tryon County, is charged of being an Enomy To Ammerican Liberty, & also Refuses to take the oath Proscribed by the Counsel of Safety of this Provance,

These are therefore to Command You to Take the sd Auston Into youre Possession, & him safely keep in youre Gole Till Furder Orders.

Given Under my hand, this 13th Day of July, 1776.

GRIFFITH RUTHERFORD.
To the Golor of the Gole of Salisbery District.