MacPherson, Christopher: Petition, Richmond City
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CHRISTOPHER MacPHERSON'S PETITION Action in House of Delegates 10 Dec 1810 - MacPherson's petition presented in House and referred to Committee on Courts of Justice. (H.J., p. 16) 21 Jany 1811 - Petition reported from committee as reasonable. Read second time and agreed to by House. Committee on Courts of Justice is ordered to prepare and present a bill. (H.J., p. 73) 23 Jany 1811 - Committee reported and presented a bill "Concerning Christopher M'Pherson." (H.J., p. 78) 29 Jany 1811 - Bill read first time and ordered to be read a second time. (H.J., p. 78) 2 Feby 1811 - Bill read second time and "on motion ordered to lie on the table." (H.J., p. 90) 8 Feby 1811 - Bill taken up and "the question being put on engrossing . . . and reading it a third time, it passed in the negative." "Resolved, that the said bill be rejected." (H.J., p. 99)