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Fisher, John: Petition, Halifax County

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It appears to your committee that John Fisher is not within the [illegible] of the resolution of the last Session respecting refugee Tories he having never departed this state, and in he has always been ready to take the oaths of allegiance to the government Resolved that he be admitted upon taking the said oath, to the rights of citizenship.

It appears to your committee that John Fisher is not within the operation of the resolution of the last session of Assembly respecting Refugee Tories he having never departed this state, and that he has not taken the oath of allegiance to the government but as he is willing to become a subject of this state. Resolved that he be admitted upon taking the oath of Fidelity & Allegiance to the rights of citizenship. AK-5 Jno. Fisher's petition Novr: 10th: 1779 Referred to propositions. (reasonable)

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