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Reekes, Thomas: Petition, Mecklenburg County

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Your petitioner prays that a law be passed makeing (making) him a compensation for the slave aforesaid and your petitioner will ever pray.

Thos. Reekes

To the Honourable the Speaker of the House of Representatives, we the undersigned Citizens of Mecklenburg County, concerning the petition of the aforesaid Thos. Reekes to be a just and reasonable one, humbly solicit, that a law may be passed for the purposed prayed for by the aforesaid petitioner.

Daniel Standley William Standley James Standley, Sr. John Dortch David Dortch Robert Harris Wm. Harris, Jr. Thomas Puryear Marzavan Thompson Rich'd. Oliver Obadiah Smith John Stone John Farrar John Garnett James Northington David Northington

Thompson Tucker F. E. Walker Dudley Hail Bannister Wynn Archer Johnson Nicholas Mealer Bej'n. Lewis Thomas Finch Charles Carter Benjamin W. Coleman Saml H. Lark Daniel Tucker, Jr. Daniel Tucker Sr. Wyatt Whittmore William Lipford Macon Hurt