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Instructions to the Salisbury Jail keeper concerning the imprisonment of John Auston
Tryon County (N.C.). Committee of Safety
July 09, 1776
Volume 10, Page 661

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Proceedings of the Safety Committee in Tryon County.

North Carolina
Tryon County. }

This day I had a Certain John Auston before me whome by his Traviling through Different Parts of the Country Sotherly—and has Publickly Refused to Take the Oath Proscribed By Our Council in said Province—

These are therefore to Require you to him safely take To Salsbury Gaol, there to be Continued untill Such Times as he may be Dealt with According to order of Superior Authority.

Given under my hand this 9th July 1776.

To the Gaoler at Salsbury.