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MacPherson, Christopher: Petition, Richmond City

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A CALENDAR OF PAPERS FILED WITH THE PETITION OF CHRISTOPHER MacPHERSON, RICHMOND CITY PETITION - DECEMBER 10, 1810 1795 June 2 - Deed of Emancipation, David Ross to MacPherson. Written 2 June 1792. Recorded 3 July 1792, Henrico Co. [Copy.] 1799 and 1800 - PAPERS RELATING TO MacPHERSON'S DISMISSAL FROM THE SERVICE OF DAVID ROSS. 1799 May 6 - Certificate of sundry inhabitants of Fluvanna County. Re MacPherson's service as clerk for David Ross. 1799 May 8 - Letter, George Holman, Manager for Ross at "Byrd," to MacPherson. Re MacPherson's service for David Ross. 1799 May 18 - Letter, William Fraser, Petersburg, to MacPherson. Re employment opportunities for clerks in Petersburg. 1799 May 20 - Certificate of Adam Craig, Clerk of Henrico County Court. Re MacPherson's physical appearance and emancipated status. 1799 May 20 - Certificate of George Wythe. Re MacPherson's character. 1799 May 20 - Letter, William Hay, Richmond, to MacPherson. Re MacPherson's dispute with David Ross. 1799 May 25 - Certificate of Rev. James Madison, Williamsburg. Re his discussion of religion with MacPherson. 1799 May 26 - Certificate of Gabriel Maupin, Williamsburg. Re MacPherson's character while lodging at his house for four days. 1799 June 7 - Letter, Patrick Connor, Norfolk, to MacPherson. Re employment opportunities in Norfolk. Ref. to letter of William Fraser [18 May 1799].