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Petition of Nicholas Salibury, 1715 Jan. 27.

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[the citation lacks the second "s"]

To the Honble Alexander Spotswood His Majesty's Lieut Governor of Virginia Nicholas Salisbury of Prince George Humbly Sheweth That Ann Salisbury late of the said County died seized in fee of a Tract of about three hundred acres of Land in the said County of Prince George; And having left no Heir nor made disposition of the said Land in her Lifetime Your Petitioner conceives the sd Land doth Escheat to His Majesty; Wherefore Your petr humbly prays Your Honr to issue a Warrant to enquire of the said Escheat, and that he may have a Grant thereof, upon his Complying with the directions of the Laws in that Case made & Provided And Your petr shall pray &c

Janry the 27th 1714 Let a Warrt issue AS