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Warner, Daniel: Petition, Fauquier County

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[left side of page] Petition of Danl Warner, a free man of color, for Permission to remain in the commonwealth. Edw C. Marshall Decr. 16. 1836 refd to Cts. J Gt-4 [right side of page] To The Honourable The General Assembly of Virginia, The undersigned citizens of the County of Fauquier beg leave respectfully to represent that they are informed that Daniel Warner a free man of colour lately emancipated and now residing in the Town of Warrenton in said County hat petitioned your Honourable Body for permission to remain in the State; From the general good character of the said petitioner the undersigned take pleasure in aiding him in the prosecution of his object and although they consider that applications of this character ought to be granted with great caution yet in this instance they feel assured that no possible injury would result to the public, should his petition be granted. To the citizens of this County and especially of the Town of Warrenton the said petitioner hath rendered himself very useful, he is an excellent Barber and Hair-dresser, and his Deportment is so correct and humble that the undersigned believe his Departure from the State would be regarded as a real loss to the County; they therefore earnestly request of your Honourable Body That Gt-5