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Citizens of Brandonville: Petition, Preston County

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without the names of one or more responsible persons as security it can be given, if there is any further information wanting, you will please make it known to us as soon as possible, as if desired that [we?] know the result as soon as possible. With profound Respect We have the Honor to be Your friends and Obt. Servts [Obedient Servants] Jacob M. Thomas Wm. M Ritinour P.H. O'Donovan P. M. Sturgis P.S. Address any communication you may have to make to Dr P.M. Sturgis or J. M. Thomas

215 Petition of Citizens of Preston County praying the passage of a law permitting Catharine Parham (a free woman of coulor) to remain in the Commonwealth B Fairfax March 1st 1849 refd. to Cts. J. [referred to Courts of Justice]