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Carrington, Paul; Selden, Miles; & Carrington, Joseph: Petition, Powhatan County

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I, Daniel Mayo son of Joseph of the County of Powhatan do acknowledge to have this day rec'd notice that the Adm's of Joseph Mayo dec'd intend to Petition the next Genl Assembly for the Emancipation of all the slaves of which the sd [said] Joseph Mayo died possessed Cert. 20. Sep. 1787[.] Daniel Mayo Witness Jos [Joseph] Mayo

I William Mayo son of Joseph of the County of Powhatan do acknowledge to have this day red'd notice that the adm's [administrators] of Joseph Mayo dec'd intend to Petition the next Gen[era]l Assembly for the Emancipation of all the slaves of which the sd [said] Joseph Mayo died possessed. Cert. 20. Sep. 1787 Wm Mayo Witness A Carrington

I Richard Crump Guardian of Joseph Mayo son of Joseph of Powhatan do acknowledge to have rec'd notice that the adm's of Joseph Mayo dec'd intend to Petition the next Genl Assembly for the Emancipation of all the Negroe Slaves of which the sd Joseph Mayo died possessed. Cert. 20. Sep. 1787 Richard Crump Witness [Sr?] George Tucker