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Cousins, Charles: Petition, Nottoway County

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Nottoway County I can chearfully subscribe to the within character given as I have been acquainted with the sd [said] Charles Cousins the lenth of [illegible] Given under my hand this 31st October 1819. Benj'n Ward

I do hereby Certify that I have been acquainted with Charles Cousins within mentioned for about Twenty years & believes he deserves the Character within Stated and his wife, Aggy for about Ten or Eleven years & very believe she also supports & deserves the character given hir [her] in every sence therein stated. Mary Dupuy

We do certify that We have been acquainted with the within Charles Cousins for nearly 32 years and he is intitled [entitled] to the within Caractor [Character] as Stated by Capt. Dupuy. Nov'r the 1st 1819 Dan'l [Virser?][.] Jas. Jones L.B. Jennings

We do certify that we have been acquainted with the within named Charles Cousins for about ten years & think him entitled to the within character as stated by Capt. Dupuy. Novbr. 1st 1819[.] Geo. Jones Saml. Dunnevent

I do hereby certify, that I have been acquainted with Aggy this wife of Charles Cousins for about twenty years I very believe she also supports & deserves the character given her in every sence therein stated[.] Susanah Moore