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Ballard, Hill: Petition, Nansemond County

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Hill Ballard expecs to Petition the next Assembly for permission to reside in this State: Every Person who is willing to State that he was faithful and obedient while a slave under his former Master Willis Ballard & that he has always supported and honest and respectable character, will subscribe their names to this paper which will be presented with the Petition to the General assembly of this State. John Dorlon Benjn B Baker Elisha Everitt Nathaniel Jones Henry Holland Barnet March William Holland John Jenkins

Job Holland Arthur Holland Zechariah Holland John Holland William Copeland Henry Holland Sr. Allen Johns David Jones