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Graham, Jasper: Petition, Richmond City

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Having been in habits of close intimacy with the late John Graham deceased, I had frequent opportunities during the last ten years, of becoming well acquainted with the character of Mary, his late slave, the wife of Jasper, as a faithful & honest servant, & have no hesitation in recommending her to the Legislature as a fit person to be permitted to remain in the State of Virginia. James Heron Dec'r 5. 1822