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Ballard, Hill: Petition, Nansemond County

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To the Speakers and Members of both Houses of the General Assembly of Virginia. The Humble Petition of Hill Ballard. Showeth. That your Petitioner was emancipated by the will of Willis Ballard Deceased, on the twenty fifth day of March in the year one thousand eight hundred and nine, an authenticated copy of which is hereunto annexed. That your Petitioner has a wife together with many young children in this county: that it would add