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Petition of Inhabitants of Brunswick County, 1764.

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Abstract

Contains a petition of sundry inhabitants of Brunswick County to Lieutenant Governor Francis Fauquier complaining of the conduct & character of John Clark, William Thornton, & Lemuel Lanier, members of the Brunswick County Court. According to the petition, Clark & Thornton have appeared on the bench in trials in which they were personally interested and have refused to hear evidence in certain cases whereby innocent persons have been unjustly required to pay costs.