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Testimony of James Terry concerning the actions of the Regulators
Terry, James
December 07, 1770
Volume 15, Pages 762-763

INTERROGATORIES PUT TO JAMES TERRY, DEPUTY SHERIFF OF ANSON COUNTY, DECEMBER 7th, 1770.

Question. What obstruction have you met with in collecting Taxes?

Answer. That we met at several convenient places in the county. The Regulators refused to pay, and gave for reason they were illused

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by officers and did not know what they paid their money for, and that he hath seen goods taken from the Sheriff by those people called Regulators, in particular in 1760, from James Pickett a Blanket, and threatened his life if he refused, but at length he delivered up the same, fearing the consequences.