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Higginbotham, Daniel: Petition, Lynchburg

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character are willing that he should remain under these circumstances he prays that the legislature will pass an action permitting him to remain in the state of Virginia for the space of four years and as in duty bound your petitioner will ever pray &c [etc]. Daniel Higginbotham. Your petitioner the undersigned citizens of Lynchburg represent - that they are well acquainted with the petitioner Daniel Higginbotham. that previous to his removal to Ohio he resided in this place for a long space of time upwards of 40 years[.] That from their acquaintance with him they believe him to be a peaceable, orderly, correct and and honest man. That they have never heard of any act committed by him tending in any wise to impeach his integrity or honesty, as a man or his faithfulness or attachment to the state. That they are perfectly willing to see an act passed in accordance with his petition, and that they unite with him in praying your honorable body to pass a law permitting him to remain in the commonwealth for the space of four years. Signed by D. G. [Murry? Murrle?], Geo. T. Williams, J M Wanrr J ck Pleasant Labby, Jesse Hare