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Advertisement by the Regulators concerning theft of money from Edmund Fanning
Regulators of North Carolina
November 20, 1770
Volume 08, Page 260

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

Whereas we The Regulators About the Head or forks of Haw river have heard a Report that we have Clandestantly Taken some considerable quantity of money Belonging to Mr Edmund Fanning At the time when his house & goods were Destroy'd.

And as We have Also heard that A Certain Number have sworn to it, We Don't design to lye under Such shame & as we Allways count ourselves Amongst the Number of Loyal Subjects We Desire & Insist that Ed Fanning would Authourise some Lawfull officer to come & Bring the person or persons Accused to Justice, & further we will Not Molest but rather Assist in taking Such Felons, given under our hands this 20th Day of Novr 1770.

John Corry Moderator