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Inhabitants: Petition, Petersburg

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but will be extremely distressing to himself and his family: and the departure of this useful and meritorious labourer, will be a loss to the town. Your petitioners therefore pray, that your honorable body may be pleased, to pass a law, to permit the said Uriah Tynes to become a citizen or remain an inhabitant of this commonwealth; and your petitioners as is duty bound shall every pray &c [etc.]. Joel Hammon Mayor Paul Nash Alderman Wm Bowden aldr [Alderman] Alexander Brown Aldr Nathl Friend Aldr Archibald Baugh; Recorder Wm Moore Aldr William Prentis Jas. Byrne Aldr William Wills Aldr Alexander Taylor Ald. Jos May Walter & Thos Colquhoun Gracie Anderson [& C?] William Robertson Jr [illegible] Robinson Robert Hamilton

Robt Birchett John Osborne Thos Bennett David Robertson George Brown Petition of the people of Petersburg in favor of Uriah Tyner Robert Bolling Alderman Ben Edward Walter Crutchfield Wm Johnston & Co. Stephen Tounes Edwd. Pegram jr.