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The Honorable the General Assembly of Va Your petitioner Flora Jones a free woman of Color respectfully represents to your Honorable body that she was under the [illegible] of the last will and testament of G G H Eunnells of Jefferson Court, purchased by said Eunnells executor and emancipated along with several other slaves of the same family as your Petitioner. Your Petitioners is tired of the condition of a freed woman and prefers to be again a slave. She desires to became the slave and to make her infant child the slave of the aforesaid Eunnells niece Annie E Unger wife of Dr S L Unger. As this cannot be done without the special aid of our honorable body she prays such legislation as may be necessary to accomplish the purpose aforesaid and as in duty bound will ever pray Flora Jones X her mark

The above was signed by the said Flora Jones and she adheres to all it declarations in our presence after being cautioned of its effect Wm H Dees Benj Tomlinsare