Petition of Richard Cocke, Jr., 1714.
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Virginia Ss To the Honourable Alexander Spotswood Lieut Governour of Virginia &c The petition of Richard Cocke junr Humbly Sheweth that whereas John Pleasants did enter for & survey 2497 acres of Land in ye forks of Beverdam Creek on ye North Side James River in Henrico Co "[illegible, torn]" & relinquish ye Same to Robert Blaws who hath relinquished ye same to me Wherefore yr petitioner prays that a pattent may issue in his Name he having putt in Rights for ye same & he as in Duty bound shall ever pray Richard Cocke junr