Trout, Robert: Petition, Pocahontas County
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wheat & rye in the ground. All of which he has acquired by honest industry, and only asks for time to dispose of it, without a sacrafice [sacrifice]. The said Robert Trout has been actively engaged endeavouring [endeavoring] to dispose of his property, and making preparations for his removal, but from the difficulty of obtaining money, he can not make his arrangements without giving some indulgence. The time asked, he thinkes [thinks] amply sufficient. John Gilliland De'r 31st 1824
J. Gilliland's Certificate