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Chapman, John & Others: Petition, Monroe County

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appropriate the proceeds arising therefrom in such manner as your honorable body will conceive to be the most advantageous to the interest of the said infant heirs and in duty bound they will ever pray &c [etc.] John Chapman } Wm Chapman } D J Chapman } Exers Thos. Fawler, Guardian of the Heirs

A petition of the Executors of Isaac Chapman Decd and the Guardian of the children of Rebecca Pearis Decd, praying a law authorizing the sale of certain slaves belonging to the children & heirs of Rebecca Pearis Deceased who was one of the children of the said Isaac Chapman[.] M. Chapman Jany 20th 1838 refd. to Cts. J. [referred to Courts of Justice]