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Letter from William Tryon to Thomas McGuire
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
May 14, 1771
Volume 08, Page 712

14th May 1771.

Thos McGuire Esquire.

Having determined by consent of His Majesty's Council to hold a Court of Oyer and Terminer at Hillsborough the 30th of this Instant May for the Tryal of several Prisoners that are now in Custody as well as for others that may be taken by that time I am to require you without fail to give your attendance there at that time. No other part of your Duty will be considered a sufficient Reason for not attending at Hillsborough at the time above mentioned.