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Brown, Billy: Petition, Prince Edward County

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We have known Billy Brown a Freeman of Colour for many years, and believe him to be an honest industrious and usefull man; of orderly and quiet Conduct, and good habits. Given under our hands this 23d day of November 1818 James Morton James D. Wood Saml Carter John Hudson Jno [illegible] George King Wm L Lacy Moses Tredway W. L. Morton T N Venable Henry E Watkins Wm Seay