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Re: BURTON slaveholders children Nelson VA 1841
In Response To: Interesting Petitions: Pamunky Indians and FPOC ()
PAR #: 11684103
Abstract: The petitioners, slaves emancipated by James Hally Burton in his will, request permission to remain in the state. Otley, Alexander, and Polly Rose were Burton's children. The petitioners explain that whites are "deeply impressed" with their humility and correct deportment.
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