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Inhabitants: Petition, Petersburg

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Your petitioners therefore respectfully pray that your honourable house may be pleased to pass an act to grant to the said Major [Elbeck? Eelbeck?] the privilege of becoming a citizen or permission to himself and to his wife [Magdalen?], to reside on this commonwealth, with their children and your petitioner as in duty bound will ever pray &c [etc.]. Joel Hammon Mayor Wm Bowden aldn [alderman] Paul Nash aldn Alexander Brown aldn Nathl Friend aldenman Wm Moore aldn Jas Byrne aldn John Osborne John Jas Thweatt William Wills alder. Archebauld Baugh: recorder Robert Bolling Alderman Rob. [illegible] James [illegible] James Dunlop Walter Colguhoun Jo G Wilder

Rd Rambaut L T [illegible] R Furk John G [Heslop?] Milton Rose B H Huks Rob Birchett Edwd Birchett Robt Walker John Gordon David Walker Robert Barton Effm H. Brodnax John Allison William [illegible] John Dunlop John Dickson