Vawter, Edmund F. & William: Petition, Orange County
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The heirs of William Vawter dec [deceased] are Edmond F Vawter, Virginia Vawter and William Vawter draw the petition in the name of the heirs About the close of the revolution at the time Cary was hanged the treasury of Virginia was two[too] low to pay any thing and for some time after before the treasury recovered from its depression my father moved to the state of Kentucky and engaged in agencies and publick [public] business and did not after return to Virginia is the reasons why it was not petitioned further. William Vawter