From the State Records of North Carolina:
At an Assembly held in New Bern in November & December, 1771.
These may Certify that Christopher Acklin, a Soldier who was wounded in the Battle of Alamance against the Regulators, was allowed the Sum of Twenty pounds per Annum during the time he shall Continue disabled. That the public Treasurer's pay him the Same: Provided, ho once a year produce a Certificate from the inferior Court of the County where he resides, that he still Continues disabled, and is a proper object of Public Bounty.
Concurred with by the Governor & Council, as pr. resolve of the
CHRISTOPHER X ACKLIN
NORTH CAROLINA — Beaufort County — ss.
October Term, 1772 — Present, His Majesty's Justices.
Christopher Acklin appear'd in Court & Made it appear that he
Besides in this County, and that he was in the Battle at Alamance
ag't the Regulators, & was then wounded. The Court having Care-
fully Examined the said Christopher, find that He Still Continues
Disabled and is a proper Object of Publick Bounty, and Certify the
same to the Treasurer, or either of them, under the Hand of the
Clerk of this County. W. Y. ORMOND, Clk.
From Governor William Tryon, and his....