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Petition of Peter Hansbrough, 1775 June 14.

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Abstract

Contains a petition of Peter Hansbrough of Stafford County to the Speaker & House of Burgesses asking for relief from the loss of his slave named Sharper who died from frost bite after awaiting his trial. Includes a transcription of the petition copied from the Virginia Magazine of History & Biography, v. 18, pp. 394-396.