The Petition and Prayer of the People _______ that part of contry now classified by the state of Virginia for the countrys of Kaintucky and Illinois humbly trusteth That we the _____ just the United States Labour under many grievances on account of not being formed into a ________at _____ or the mind and will of Congress more fully known us fr_____ us and we humbly give to present to the Honorable Continental Congress our Humble Petitioners setting forth the just and appressions we labour under and pray that Congress may consider such our grievances and ____ ___ress
We your Petitioners being situate in wide continuous uncultivated contry and _____ every side to ?incurssions? of the savage Indians humbly conceive ourselves opressed by several as the general assembly of Virginia for granting large grants for ?waist? and is appropriateed lands ____ _____ ______ without reservation for cultivated and setting the same whereby settlling the Counties
discouraged and the inhabitants originally _____ to the savages by whom our wives and ____ing by cruely murdered ?nativeth? _and___iz? our most humble Petitioners constitued _____________________________ taxed - Which in our present situation ______ and unjust ______ _______ with money and grain ?whitest? _________ ________ ______ in garrison with ____ _____ from Six Hundred to one Thousand miles from our present state of government Where ?animals? are suffered to ___ with impurity ?great? members who want rationally af__ deprived of an opportunity of their just rights and improvements and h____ are obliged Prosecute all appeals and whil__t we remain uncertain whether these in bounded claim__ _______ contry __ight of eight to belong to the United States or State of Virginia ____ _____ other late as it required of us to sware (swear) ____ginoc to the States of Virginia in a Pirt___ withstanding we have already taken the oath of allegiance to United States. These are G___ ___ Heavy to be born and we do humbly pray that the continental Congress will taketh method to form us into a seperate state of Government __________ ________ as they ?in? wisdom shall think most proper during the continous of the p______ and your petitioners shall every pray.
July 19, 1792
______ __________ James __________ ________ _elck
______ __________ J____ Hart John Gallaway
James Brenton John Wess_______
Phil___ Waters William C_______
_______ ______ G______ ________
Jacob Laffoon ________ ________ Thomas Collings
Christr. Hauffoman George Grundy Jr. Thomas Pitman
________ _________ _____ Phillips George _______
James Laughlin ____ Howe Francis Roach
Samuel Lee ?John? ______ David ?Bink___?
James Daugherty William ______ William Williams
Patrick Heam___? Cornelius Boyard James Gilmore
_____ ___ibal Jefferson _____ ?Jacob? Gilmore
_____ Coonts Edward Skidmore James Logan
Peter Ba__mass? _____ _______ John Logan
James Fogl(e) Francis _______ John McGee
____ Overall James _______ Mattias Logan
Peter Lovel John _____ Samuel ______
_____ Donn___? _____ ______ Samuel Gordon
?John? Williams John _____ John Wilkeson
______ Collings _____ ______ _____ Davis
George Crist (Might be Paul ?) Thomas Payne
William Collings Jacob Sp____
________ Grundy Jefferson _____ Abraham ______
Benjamin Cleg___? James _____ John Morris
William ____kan James Campbell Daniel Sp___
_______ Hawkins Henery Campbell Benjamin ___lia?
William ?Chaven? Samuel Dunn Michel Thomas
Zachariah Dozier Robert Bruster Michl. Little
_____ Hamilton George Campbell Rudolph Hufmon/Hussman?
John Ghirten Robert ___kham
John Grundy Samuel ___kham
James Thompson William Lawrence
Thos. Whitledge George Clark
______ ______ Michel ?Wilkeson?
David Hackins Jun. George ?Tetor?
William Overall John Hart
Harrison Overall John Miller
William ______ Michael Woods
______ Collings Andrew Dodds
William Collings R____ Canaday
NOTE QUESTION MARK ? BETWEEN GEORGE AN TETOR. WHICH FINALLY PROVES AS HIS SON LEWIS CRAIG TEATER FAMILY SAID HIS MIDDLE NAME WAS WILLIAM. AND THIS PROVES ONCE AND FOR ALL THERE WAS NO SUCH PERSON NAMES JOHN GEORGE TETER IN KENTUCKY.
THAT JOHN GEORGE TETER WAS ANOTHER PERSON
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