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61-1-1803-1(1)
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61-1-1803-1(1)

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Primary County: Davidson

Date Filed (format: YYYY/MM/DD):

Petitioner(s):

Purpose / Short Description: State objection to laying a new county from Davidson County

Text of Petition (drag lower right corner to enlarge box): We your Humble Petitioner do humbly assure your Worship that we woud wish to do any thing that would promote our country and the good of Individuals as far as we could consistent with reason and equality between our fellow country-men but where as there is a petition circulating with the intent of laying of a county we your Humble Petitioners after groaning some time hoping that our opponents would take ye second thought but findind that they are still desirous to carry their wishes into effect we are under the disagreeable necessity of laying before your Worships our objections and complaints and hope to be heard first we object to the desired County for the following reasons Viz. first it appears to us that a part of the County must consist of a bed of Nobs which of course promisses no great things to promte the publick nor many Individuals except it be for range and secondly we object because we think that the publick money laid out in building the necessary houses that would be required would promise [illegible] as advantage to the [p blurred] our third objection is we presume it would take much [blurred] to open and prepare roads through such a broken part of the Country and when they are open we presume they would prove very disagreeable roads both to man and horse except for range for our horses and fourthly we object because our opponents wish to take of part of Davidson County to make out the desired spott these are complaints we your Humble petitioners are about to lay before your Worships and first part of us who have been for some length of time in this Country have felt a willingness to cast in our mites in order that our Davidson County might make the appearance it is worthy of raising a brick building for our superiers to serve us in Comfortable as well as other building that our superiers thought convenient we are still willing to exert our selves and discharge the last farthing of that expense there is others of us that have more lately came to this Country having cast our eyes around counting upon conveniences and inconveniences have given high for lands for agreeableness & of conveniency sake and also feel the same willingness to promote the agreeable County that we now reside in - (Turn Over)

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61-1-1803-1(2)
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61-1-1803-1(2)

Primary County: PLEASE SELECT

Date Filed (format: YYYY/MM/DD):

Petitioner(s): Newton Edney Jno Davis Thomas Williamson Elisha Spence 5 [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] 10 [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] 15 [unreadable] [unreadable] John Martin James Martin [unreadable] 20 Thomas Allen Joseph Huey John Morgan Vinson Cartwright George Green 25 Starling Gunter John Jackson Seth Davis Joshua Ballancer Hugh Alison 30 Watloch Roach Sejnet Roach Wm Winstead Thomas Jackson Samma Winstead 35 Hardy Mitchel Fav Richardson Richard Hart David Shoen James Allison 40 Joseph Derry

Purpose / Short Description: State objection to laying a new county from Davidson County back of page

Text of Petition: Therefore we your Humble petitioners will _____hile we hope your worship will take our cause in hand consider our objections and complaints and that your worship may grant us your petitioners (if for the best ) our wishes that there may be no new county as propo___ by our opponents and that we may continue in our favorite county of Davidson

Newton Edney Jno Davis Thomas Williamson Elisha Spence 5 [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] 10 [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] 15 [unreadable] [unreadable] John Martin James Martin [unreadable] 20 Thomas Allen Joseph Huey John Morgan Vinson Cartwright George Green 25 Starling Gunter John Jackson Seth Davis Joshua Ballancer Hugh Alison 30 Watloch Roach Sejnet Roach Wm Winstead Thomas Jackson Samma Winstead 35 Hardy Mitchel Fav Richardson Richard Hart David Shoen James Allison 40 Joseph Derry

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61-1-1803-2(1)
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61-1-1803-2(1)

Primary County: Davidson

Date Filed (format: YYYY/MM/DD):

Petitioner(s): Zach__ah Allen Benjena Toncy Robert Candry Ro____ry junen Beavear Davy Tho Sappington John Wehy Robert Mcmillin Joseph Mcmillin Thomas Chambers Abraham Weeks Daniel Crage Samuel _oon [unreadable] Newton Edney

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Text of Petition: Zach__ah Allen 61-1-1803-2 Benjena Toncy Robert Candry Ro____ry junen Beavear Davy Tho Sappington John Wehy Robert Mcmillin Joseph Mcmillin Thomas Chambers Abraham Weeks Daniel Crage Samuel _oon [unreadable] Ne_ton E______

Newton Edney ______ and J____ Job 22 Charter Samuel 216 __ 24 Con Cbrap 2:3

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61-1-1803-2(2)
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61-1-1803-2(2)

Primary County: Davidson

Date Filed (format: YYYY/MM/DD):

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Text of Petition: 1 Benjamin ? 2 William undre? 3 John Dunham 4 Benjamin Greer 5 Samuel Williams 6 Robt Liles 7 Richard Williams 8 McMillan [Millam] Liles 9 Daniel Quillen 10 Micajah West 11 Joseph Hopkins 12 Abram Canady 13 John Quillin 14 Bryan Roach 15 John Cartelew 16 John hanks

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61-1-1803-3
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61-1-1803-3

Primary County: Davidson

Date Filed (format: YYYY/MM/DD):

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Purpose / Short Description: 61-1-803-3

Those annened Petitions are the originals of which this above Petition is a copy

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