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and demanded of them unconditional and immediate submission, Tryon to Inhabitants of Orange County, &c. 1 August, 1768. Depositions of Tyree Harris and of R. Sutherland, 3 August. Regulators to Gov. Tryon, delivered 5 August. Order in Council at Hillsborough, 13 August, and Letter of Tryon to the Regulators. and that twelve of them should give bonds in a thousand pounds each, for the peaceful conduct of them all. An alarm went abroad, the first of the kind, that Indians Letter of James Hunter, Thos. Welburn, and Peter Julian, in behalf of the Regulators, 19 August, 1768. as well as men from the lower counties, were to be raised to cut off the inhabitants of Orange County as Rebels. About fifteen hundred men A General Return of the troops assembled under His Excellency's command, Hillsborough Camp, 22 September, 1768. were actually in arms; and yet when in September, the causes came on for trial in the presence of Tryon, and with such a display of troops, Husbands was acqui
uns,—may have numbered rather more, and were encamped about five miles to the west of the stream. They gathered round James Hunter as their general; and his superior capacity, and dauntless courage, won from the unorganized host implicit obedience aat for peace. The next day Tryon crossed Alamance River, and marched out to meet the Regulators. As he approached, James Hunter and Benjamin Merrill, Letter from North Carolina, 24 July, 1771. a Captain of militia, a man in general esteem for nearly expended their ammunition, Tryon to Hillsborough, They left behind them little ammunition. Compare Caruthers. Hunter and his men were compelled to retreat. Letter from North Carolina, 24 July, 1771. Nine of the King's troops were killugh, where the Court awaited him. His first work was a proclamation inviting every person to shoot Herman Husbands, or James Hunter, or Redknap Howell, or William Butler; and offering a hundred Chap. XLVI.} 1771. June. pounds and a thousand acres