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Harlan, Emor: Petition, Petersburg

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Town of Petersburg to wit: Stephen Towns personally came before me Thos Wallace a justice of the peace for said town and made Oath that Sharper Mumford a man of colour who was sent to the Penitentiary by the superior court of Prince George in the year 1818 is the same person described in a bill of sale from Robt Pleasants to said Towns and from said Towns to Emor Harlan Given under my hand this 10th day of Decr 1821 Thos Wallace Ald [Alderman] Petersburg 11th Decr 1821 [illegible] Sir I have got at last the [affidavit?] of Mr. Towns if not too late please in form me by mail concerning Mr. Plesants as will with respect In your Emor Harlan