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Brown, Titus: Petition, Loudoun County

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The undersigned have known Titus Brown a coloured man & resident of Hillsborough for nearly five years & can certify that they known him to possess an [illegible] character for industry, honesty, sobriety, & usefulness as a labourer & that they would consider his removal a loss to that village & its neighborhood Frederick A Davison F. M. McIlhaney John White David Orrison Norval Osburn Wm. Clendening Hector Osburn Francis Simpson Deborah Simpson Benjamin Graves William Stream Jonathan Hirst Eli P. Hirst [illegible] Hirst [a note from the three Hirsts appears beside their names] This man was in our employ as labourer for a considerable time and always conducted himself with great propriety and is very industrious. Joseph [illegible]