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MacPherson, Christopher: Petition, Richmond City

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to him untill this date; had all along Conducted yourself Modestly, discreetly, and quietly, that you were humanely disposed, and that I have been an eye Witness, of your Vast attention to the Sick people belonging to Mr. Ross; sitting up night after night with them, and of your innoculating, and bringing safe through the Small pox, all the people who were put under your Care at Columbia. I always Conceived you Merited uncommon applause for this peculiar attention to the Sick; as it was Clearly not your Province, and I dare say from your vast care & attention to Mr Ross's Slaves in the Estate under my Care, for these last three years, during your residence here, the lives of a number of them have been prolonged. Wishing you my Dear Christopher, success, and happiness, in your travels. I remain your affectionate friend and Humble Sert Geo' Holman Mr Chist' McPherson [Present?]