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Citizens: Petition, Rockingham County

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as in duty bound, will ever pray. Nov. 16th 1833 Nathan his [x] mark a freeman of colour. George Sites Joseph Yount Young J Hiner [illegible name] John Sites John Shultz James Barns Noah Beery Jacob Rhodes Jacob A. Mitchell Anthony Rads Shem Gochenauer Benjamin Evans W. B. Smith Benjamin Gund Saml Little Jacob [illegible name] Wm H Hemp Daniel Nead Peter Nead Fielding Stuart Jacob Shultz Christian Sites Esq Elisha Bryan Rezin M Bryan Jacob Lincoln Michael Clonefetter Curtis Bryan Levi Shaver Daniel Showalter Ephraim Shaver Cyrus Sites David Raden Samuel Summers Saml R. Hupt Isaac Hill Joseph Rife Abner Canada Samuel Shouk John Rhine Jr Christian Horn John Soudere Joseph S. Shoup Johannes Llvier Samuel Kline Strawther Thomas Christian Funk Abraham Funk John Shaver Barney Winters G Zebulon Shaver James Taylor David Bowman Benjamin Bowman R. P. Fletcher [vertical on right page] A petition of many inhabitants of Rockingham praying that Nathan a free man of color be permitted to remain in the commonwealth A Waterman Decr 4th 1833 refd to Cts of J Decr 7. Rejected