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Citizens of Prince William & Fauquier: Petition, Fauquier County

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Petition From certain citizens of the counties of Fauquier & Prince William - praying that an act be passed for the benefit of Moses Sorrel who being recently manumitted wishes to remain in the State No 151. Downman Jany 11 1858 Report Counts 151 Catlett Jan 9/58 Dear Sir, I am requested by Moses Sorrel Esqr to enclose to you his petition hoping you will press his claims and obtain the relief he seeks. Please go to one of the Law Book Stores and see the lowest price for which "Mathews Digest of Laws of Va" can be had for All well at your home Yrs Truly James M. Catlett R. W. Downman Esq