Pollard, George B. & Ambrose: Petition, King William County
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King William County to wit: We Geo: Dabney, John Taliaferro & Christopher Lompkins Jr: Three of the Justices of the Peace for the County aforesaid & having upon due examination before us had of Thos. G. Pollard of this County, been of opinion that he was a person of unsound mind, and that it was expedient he sho[u]ld be removed to the public Hospital for the maintenance and cure of persons of unsound mind, in the City of Williamsburgh, and having accordingly directed him to be so removed by our order hearing date the 30th day of September 1817. We do therefore hereby certify the same to the Court of this County, together with the annexed certificate of the Estate of the said Thomas G. Pollard which is all that has yet come to our knowledge. Given under our hands this 30th day of Septr. 1817. John Taliaferro Geo Dabney Ch Lompkins, Junr An Inventory of all the Estate belonging to the within named Thomas G. Pollard That we the Justices before named know or can hear of. Two negro boys named Peter and Jim worth about five hundred Dollars each; hired the present year for eighty Dollars each. Two saddles, one Bridle, Martingale and Collar. A reversionary interest in forty acres of land (say one fifth part) and in two College Lots and in six negroes and one Bond due the 4th day of October next for Seventy Dollars. Taken by us the undersigned. John Taliaferro Geo: Dabney Ch: Lompkins, junr. At a Court of monthly session held for King William County at the Courthouse, on Monday the 27th day of October 1817. This certificate of Magistrates and Inventory of the Estate of Thomas G. Pollard a person of unsound mind who hath been sent to the public Hospital, was returned and ordered to be recorded. Teste, Robert Pollard, C.C. A Copy Teste, Ro: Pollard, C.C.