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Ryland: Petition, Prince Edward County

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Petition of Ryland a free man of Colour for leave to remain in the State Jany 23d 1835 refd. to Cts. J. [referred to Courts of Justice] Presented by Asa Duprey

Messrs H. E. Watkins & Asa Duprey Richmond Virginia