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[ I left the surname as Jouett but it looks like it could also be Jeuett and the third letter doesn't look like the "u" in your below] Virginiass To the honble the lieutenant governor of this colony in council Mathew Jouett of Hanover Prays That no patent may issue to Benjamin Brown of Hanover County for four hundred acres of land lying on Contrary River in the county of Hanover aforesaid until your petitioner be heard before your [esaid?] in council And your petitioner shall pray &c

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