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The Troops Stationed on the Frontiers of Tryon County


Saturday, September 7, 1776.

Met according to adjournment.

Resolved, That the Troops stationed on the frontiers of Tryon County, by order of General Rutherford, for the protection of this State, be continued till further orders of this Board, General Rutherford, or the Congress.

Ambrose Mills and John Austin, of Tryon County, having been brought before this Board, for acting inimical to the cause of American freedom, and after examination, it was thought proper to discharge them, the first having entered into bond and taken the oath of allegiance to this State, the other having also taken the said oath of allegiance.

Adjourned till Monday morning, eight o' clock.