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Re: Murphy QUARLES Bedford VA 1837
In Response To: Interesting Petitions: Pamunky Indians and FPOC ()
PAR #: 11683705
Abstract: Emancipated by the will of his late mistress Anna Mariah Quarles, nineteen-year-old Murphy Quarles asks to remain in the state three years to become a master tanner. He then plans to emigrate to a free state.
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