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Petition of Thomas Parker, 1710 Oct. 27.

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To the Hon'ble Mr. Speaker & House of Burgesses

Thomas Parker

In all humble manner complains of the Return of Sheriff of Charles City County upon ye writt for ye Election of Burgesses for the said County, In that the petr [petitioner] conceives that by a due examination of ye said Poll it will appear he had the second Vote at ye sd Election, & ought to be returned Burgess for ye said County instead of Coll Littlebury Epps whom ye sd Sheriff has returned one of the Burgesses on ye sd writt --

The petr therefore humbly prays that ye same may be examined by this hon'ble house, & that Right be done to him thereon and shall pray &c--

The persons hereunder named: vizt. Wm Parrish X X X Tho Pointer X X X Will Hord X X X Tho Blanks X X X [Shard?] [Hatley?] X X X Tho Cock X X X James Manders X X X Edward Cock X X X Jeffrey Mumford X X Robt Crews X X Tho: Murrell X X James [Gun?] X X XX Jno Turrentine were all severally poled for Capt Joseph Harwood and Capt Samuel Harwood before they gave their Poll for ye sd Littleburry Epps as by copies of the poll hereunto annexed will appear, so that of the 13 being taken from 52 ye number of ye poll taken for ye sd Littlebury there remains but 39. Whereas the number of the poll taken for ye pet'r is 44.

Tho: Parker

52 13

39. , 44.