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Citizens of Wheeling: Petition, Ohio County

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215 Petition of sundry citizens of Ohio County for the passage of a [law? bill?] to authorize Rich'd Morris a free man of coler [color] to remain in the Comth [Commonwealth] D. M. [illegible] Feby 26th 1848 ref'd to Cts. J. [referred to Courts of Justice]