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Jeremiah: Petition, Monroe County

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since his decease and have always found a faithful and obedient slave of a good character famed for his honesty, upright conduct, and obliging disposition. And we believe that he possessed in a high degree the confidence of his late Master, and should be pleased to see him enjoying his freedom with the privilege of remaining in this State, given under our hands. Novr. 15th 1827. John H. Vawter Robert Young Edmon Dunn Adam Mann Gedion Crawford James Harvey Benjamin B. [Pees?] Isaac Campbell William Campbell Peter [Larew?] Wm. Smith Robert Comens Sr. John Elison Sn. Thomas Crawford Joseph Paul James Ellison James [Commons?] Joseph Ellison Isaac Paul Wesley G. [Garvin?] Jesse Paul John Ellison Jr. Robert Comens Jr.