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Sweatt of Brunswick / Greensville County, Virginia
Posted by: Bob Lamb (ID *****3225) Date: June 22, 2005 at 05:26:24
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Petition to Alter the Boundary Between Brunswick & Greensville Counties, Virginia

Dated October 17th , 1787

The petition of sundry of the inhabitants of the county of Brunswick humbly sheweth:
That: the line as it now runs between the county of Greensville and this county on the south side of Meherin River places your petitioners in a very inconvenient situation with respect to their attending musters and other business necessary to be transacted at the courthouse, the distance they having to travel thither being nearly double the number of miles they should have to go were their plantations added to the county of Greensville. They therefore pray that the said line on the south side of the Meherin River may be altered and one run beginning on the North Carolina line six miles west of the place where the line now strikes it and from thence a straight course to Meherin where the line now crosses that river. And they as in duty bound shall pray:

Column #1
Lockett Mitchell
Henry Mangum
Howel Vick
William Avent
John Cato
Jno. Moss
Wm. Mason
Micajah Webb, Jr.
Jno. Webb
Andrew Jefferson
Rendol Vaughan
Jeremiah Bently
Anthony Sweatt
Wm. Sweatt
William Ramey
John Vick
Robert Hill
William Ezell
John Lane
Robert Harriss
Jno. Mason
Jesse Hart
Henry Chamblis
David Walton
Daniel Walton
John Brower
Henry Walton
Joseph Ingram
Samuel Garner
George Rosser
Joseph Harriss

Column #2
Henry Williams
Joel Prince
Andrew Haynes
Howell Hathcock
George Collier
William Allen
Wm. Forgason
Danniel Harrison
Drurey Walton
Thomas Walton
George Harwell
Isaac Walton
Richard Branscom
William Robinson
John Jeter
Simon Lain
Benjamin Harriss
John Rosser
Henry Brewer
Jesse Taylor
Samuel Woodward
Charles Webb
Nathan Johnson
John Phillips
Charney Adams
William Finch

Column #3
Richard Mason
James Rawlings
John Pattrick
Reubin Adams
John Jeffres
William Rosser
Shadoark Jeffres
Hubbard Harriss
Nathan Harriss
Moses Johnson, Jr.
Richd. Woodroof
George Walton
John Walton
George Walton
James Goings
Jesse Glover
Hott Clanton (?)
Sterling Harriss
Martin Rook
Thos. Hall
William Harriss
Robert Brister (?)
Augustin Sledge
Win Hines
Person WmSon

Column #4
James Randle
Collins Johnson
George Grayham
John Philips
John Vick, Sr.
John Howell
John Gordon
Presley Garner
Charles Smith
Moses Johnson, Sr.
Thos. Phillips
Harmon Read

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