MacPherson, Christopher: Petition, Richmond City
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James Brown Jno Graham Wm Brown James [illegible] John Lesslie James Kirby Norman Stewart Geo Greenhow Benjamin Nelson Isaac Webster Wm Moncure C J Macmurdo Dan'l Warwick Temple Gwathmer Jr Jno. G. Smith James Shephard James Scott Samuel Clarke Wm Watkins William Gatt Wm. Prichard Robert Gamble H Tompkins J Gibbon has had Ch'r McPherson in his employ and was well satisfied of both his capacity & good conduct Arch'd Denholm Edwin James Harvie Wm Young Will. Temple Nath Staples W. Fornee Gervas Shorrs Jon Sheppard W Wardlaw Wm A Fitzwhybroun D. Lambert Henry L. Shore Alex Kerr Robert Graham George Dabney Philip Norborne Nicholas W Ginwick Rob't Mitchell Samuel Pleasants J Danrusdoff Edm: Taylor
Joseph Trent John F Hill John Buchanan Dan'l Hylton John Brockenbrough Preston has heard a very favourable report of the talent & intigrity [integrity] of C. McPherson. J Marshall Will Murphy Peter Crutchfield David Bullock Anderson Branch Mary Randolph Thomas Wilson has been many years acquainted with McPherson & has employed him in his office occasionally much to his satisfaction Ro: Quarles Rich'd Adams Rich's C Wortham George [March? Marx?] C Copland J Mellanx W Rawleigh F Wiatt Wm B Page William Oden Thomas Baker Martin Baker Jr Alex [Lucerne?] E. Smock Jas P Luthers Wm Rose Tho's Rilling John [Cnaddogh?] Richard Young William Rowlett Sam'l White Thomas Burton Jr Hugh Davis Wm Cook Casper [illegible] Samuel Myers Bently Anderson was an assistant Clerk for Mr. Tensley in the Chancery office when Christopher McPherson did a great deal of writing in said office and believes he was the first who suggested the convenience of an alphabet to the Court docket, which is made out in his own hand writing. John Tinsley. The same as Mr. Anderson above.