Nine of the King
's troops were killed, and
Of the Regulators, above twenty fell in battle, besides the wounded.3
Some prisoners were taken in the pursuit.
Before sunset, Tryon
had returned in triumph to his camp.
The next day James Few, one of the prisoners, was by the Governor
's order, hanged on a tree as an outlaw; and his parents ruined by the destruction of their estate.
Then followed one proclamation after another,4
excepting from mercy outlaws and prisoners, and promising it to none others but those who should take an oath of allegiance, pay taxes, submit to the laws, and deliver up their arms.
After this Tryon
proceeded to the Yadkin
to join Waddel
, who had incurred some danger of being cut off. Waddel
then moved through the Southwestern
counties, unmolested, except that in Mecklenburgh his ammunition was blown up,5
turned back, living at free quarters on the Regulators,6
forcing them to contribute all kinds of provisions, and burning the houses and laying waste and destroying the plantations of every outlaw.7
On the ninth of June he arrived at Hillsborough
, where the Court
awaited him. His first work was a proclamation inviting ‘every person’ to shoot Herman Husbands, or James Hunter
, or Redknap