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Petition of John Knibb, 1774 May 20.

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Abstract

Contains a petition of John Knibb, inspector of tobacco at Bermuda Hundred Warehouse in Chesterfield County, to the Speaker & House of Burgesses asking to be reimbursed for tobacco stolen from his warehouse in 1770 & 1771. Includes a deposition of John Knibb before John Archer, justice of the peace of Chesterfield County. Lastly, there is a transcription of the above documents copied from the Virginia Magazine of History & Biography, v. 18, pp. 284-285.