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[transpor]ting the heavy commodities of the county, they feel a strong confidence that the representative of Virginia will not permit this enterprise to languish for want of funds.

    The present calculation often seem necessary for completing the road do not vary materially from those here tofore presented to the Board of Public Work.  In relation to the brand of the report they deem its important to remark that from the termination of the gravilling near Prostery Creek to the southern extremity of the middle xxxx from a distance of upwards of the three miles, the road runs entirely over a sandy soil, from when the xxxx loose surface bring thrown office firm substralum is brought into view, which while it gives sufficient resistance to the pressure of carriage which, is at the same time very easy for horses to travel over.  The portion of the road xxxxxx they are cleary of opion would not have its value demis by having gravel withheld from it, nor does the contiquos country furnish it.  In excusing the comfront from applying it, the legislature would subject the community to no injury would hasten the completion of the turnpike, and xxxx naturally bridge the exhence thereby to be incurred.  From all these considerations the xxxxx indulge a hope that the legislature will be disfased to excamorate  them from gharelling this part of the road; and they look with the greater confidence for such indulgence from reflecting that under the general turnpike law, a covering of stone, or gravel is required only "where necessary"
    I am with great respect xxxx
    Your obedient servant
     James Handerson Presidant

To the Judiciary of the Board of Public Works