1771 Rifles Regulators

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1771 Rifles Regulators - N S W - B E R N, Juve 7. SINCE our lail the...
N S W - B E R N, Juve 7. SINCE our lail the Honourable Samuel Cornell, T.fqulre, rrr home item our Troop, in Orange County, an. br.ngi ni cert - m Ac . ,ount of the Regulator, Wng entirely broken and d.fWed ; and tha 1 w thlri'fS or fourteen Hundred of them lave laid down their Arm, ln the Oath. 0UUe5i.net to hi, MajeAy, and returned to tbar Hah - VSctheCovtrnour, after the Battle, marched fate .the Plan - the Regulator,, and laid them wafte ; the, having moft o "Iter efjd from the Battle, and are fincc fled. A Reward of one Thoiifand Acres If Land nd one Hundred Dollar,, i, offered by fu Excellency for Huf - tSHStBudSTttd Redna'p Hovell ; and feveral of the Regula. tcrstve Z permitted to go In cjeft of them, on leaving their Ckiidrea H The Lands of the outlawed Regulator, are to be fold by the Sheriff of tU r County - where they lie, agreeable to Aft of Affembly and many of n Z bdng perhaps the beft Lands on this Continent particularly Hermon Humands's, who had growing on h Plantation K fi ry Acre, of a, fine Wheat as pethap. ever grew, with Clover Cdow'ltoanyinthenorthemColoniesi but (matuated, unhappy I n)TbS tour Hundred Head of Horfes, which were turned m u po n it by our Troop, irt a few Day, left it without a Spear of Corn, Craft, or Hcrbatre growing, and without a Houfe or Fence tending. A melan - choly Consideration, but made neceffary by the Law, of War. "Thu, ha, his Excellency the Governour, at the Head of a Handful of Troop, compared to thNumber of the Regulator,, through the irnme - cliato Hand of divine Providence, broke this dangerous and daring Con - fpiracy, thatevety Day inereafed, and threatened to overwhelm this once for who but the Almighty Ruler of Heaven and Earth could guide the Bulls from the Rifles of the Regulators to fly over the Heads of our Troop, In theDav of Battle, as they did by ten Thoufand, which otherwife, as they were at leaft five Times the Number of our Troops, mult have cut them xff by Hundreds, ah4 left the Field of Battle a difmal Scene of Blood and Carnage. ' .

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  1. The Virginia Gazette,
  2. 04 Jul 1771, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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