Sheppard, Pharoh (Pharaoh): Petition, Richmond City
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Your petitioner in some short time thereafter from industry and economy raised the sum of Seventy pounds and purchased his Son called and known by the name of Pharoh with a view of endeavoring at some period to get him liberated as will more fully appear refferance being had to the annexed Bill of Sale. Your petitioner therefore prays that your Hon'ble body will now take his case into consideration and pass an act emancipating your petitioners said Son Pharoh & suffer him to remain in this Commonwealth and your petitioner in duty bound will ever pray Pharoh Sheppard