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Johnson, Samuel: Petition, Fauquier County

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[left side of image] useful members of this Community, that the facts set out in the foregoing petition are correct, that said petition is reasonable and that it would be highly gratifying to your subscribers as well as (in their opinion) to this whole community to grant the prayer of your petitioner Samuel Chilton John H. Diggs [illegible] Wm. F. Randolph Edward Digges Thomas E. Digges Edwd. Digges Jr. John P. Philips Thos. L. Moore T. G. Digges John P Kember V. E. Asquith Presley Morehead Robert Morrow Wm. Pattie Senr H. R. Luckett Wm. S. Kemper N. Lufborough Jr. Joseph A. Williamson Hos. C. Koontz Jno. Winman Henry Forrer James McLearen William Hudnall Peter McPhiliss W. T. McCarty John L. Fant Lewis Shumate Jr. Charles Braff James Jeffries Jr. John H. Barrett M. Howard Caml D. White John L. White John Connelly Jno Smith W. H. Gaines Erasmus Helm Unit Rasin Jno A. Cash John W. Hanson John N. Bayliss [wirtten in down the center of the page] Edwd. C. Marshall [right side of image] Petition of Sam Johnson a free man of colour asking leave for his three children to remain in the Commonwealth Jan. 25th 1837 refd. to Cts. J.