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Legislative Petition, Augusta County 1776-1783, Box A, Virginia Archives, Richmond, Virginia. The document in the Virginia Archives in a handwritten copy of the original petition. We are informed that the old part of Augusta are Petitioning to have the same Divided into Smallor Counties for the Conveniencey of the People: We your Petitioners - Humbly pray we may not be join'd to any County that lies to the East of the Allegania Mountains, nor Included in any County on the Wasters of James River or the South branch of Powtomack, nor Mononglia County, for we flatter ourselves we are able to Build & Support all Publick buildings necessary for a County town -- There fore we your Petitioners - humbly request your Honourable House would take their Case under your Consideration & Grant them a New County including the Tiger's Valley Settlement & the Settlement on the Westfork of the Monongalia and also Buckhannan's Creek Settlement, which will greatly ease your Petitioners and Very as in duty shall ever Pray -- Wm. Weftfall Wm Currants John Casaday Wm. Casaday George Weftfall Henery Doleya Peter Casaday Jr. James Weftall David Casaday Wm. Blair Readen Blunt Fracis Riffle Allexa. Macfield John Crouch Jacob Weftfall Sen. Peter Casaday, Ser. George Shaver Jacob Shaver Peter Shaver Daniel McClane Alexan. McClane John McClane Wm. White Daniel Weftfall Nicholas Smith Peter King John White Jacob Stalnaker Sr. Vallentine Stalnaker Jacob Stalnaker Jr. Benja. Wilfon Joel Weftfall Cornelus King Solomon Ryan Edward Skidmore Francis Trader Mathew Lambert Henry Pedro Jacob Woolf Jonathan Smith Anthony Sandusea Anthony Smith Thos. Lovet Thos. Philips Wm. Lovet Peter Dodson Benja. Cutright Michal Ausner Thos. Ausner John Lambert John Lambert Jr. John Yeohem Francis Wire Aron Richardson Nichols Wools Sen Nichols Wools Jr. James Simms Jacob Springstone Andrew Crouch Daniel Simmerman Thomas Price Jacob Weftfall Jr. Jacob Everman Jr. Samuel Eversman Jacob Everman Sen. Wm. CLever Sen. Joshua Cleaver Benja. Cleaver Charles Clever Wm. Clever J. Daniel Booth Jefse Hamilton Mofes Thomson Anthony Huston Thos. Skidmore Andrew Skidmore John Hunter Elias Barker Wm. Gibfon Aron Vanscoyk David Mathews Benja. Johes James Booth Enoch James Saml. Merifield Edward Cuningham Phillip Coone Wm. Tucker Thos. Cunnaham Thos Merifield John Tucker Jonathan Boyer Henery Tucker Nathan Tucker Nathand Cochran John Merifield Goerge Tucker John Tucker Jr. James Currant Saml. Tucker Wm. Williams Wm. Tucker Jr. Henery Snidor Richard Merifield Jofeph Koon Thos. Hellen Coonrod Koon James Tucker John Crofs Anthony Coon Nichol. Capenter Wm. Childers Obediah Davison Nathaniel Davison Hezekiah Davison Josiah Davison Thos. Barkley Daniel Davison Jofeph Heaflings John Wollf John Nutter Jofeph Gregory Samuel Cotral Thos. Reed John Reed Adam OBria Christopher Hanaman Hezekiah Stone** Aaron Smith Benja. Shin Wm. Crundey John Grundey Charls Burkein Jofeph WIlkeson Saml. WIlkeson John Thomas John Owens Sen. John Owens Jr. John Murphey Denis Murphey Gilbert Husteg Mofes Husteg John Goodan John Wickwire Alpheus WIckwire Amefiah Davison John Rife John Merrit Levi Duglas Charls Persons Sr. Charls Persons Jr. Wm. Thomas Henry Thomas Christopher Baker Sotha Hickman Wm. More Mathew Nutter Saml. Board Jonah Webb Thos. Webb Benj. Webb Thos. Nutter Christopher Nutter Wm. Taylor Wm. Louther Robert Parks Coonrod Richards Jofeph Woolf Daniel Came John Cane Arnol Richards Isaac Richards Charls Washburn Isaac Washburn Steven Washburn James Washburn Robert Louther Joel Louther Richard Ratliff Charls Ratcliff Joshua Allen Wm. Roberson John Powers Daniel Stout Jonathan Lambert Job Stout Wm. Murphey Thos. Shin John McDonald Thos Herbert Abraham Reece Barns Allen James Owens David Edward John Husteg Archebol McCenney James McCenney John Stackhour*** Isaac Stackhouse Benja. Couplan Gabriel Wilkeson John Watts WIlliam Pettyjohn William Pettyjohn Jr. Amos Pettyjohn John Pettyjohn Major Powers Edmon Freeman John Chacker * Wm. Marten Wm. Marten Jr. Abraham Sandres Saml. Blair Richard Skidmor William Powers *This is John Hacker. ***This is John Stackhouse. **This is Hezekiah Stout.
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