Petition of Thomas Jones, 1719 May 2.
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To the Honble Alexander Spotswood his Majties Lieutenant Govr in Council Thomas Jones humbly Prays Leave to take up in one Tract five thousand Acres of Land in the County of Henrico within the bound following Beginning at the mouth of fighting Creek on the No side of Appamattock River down the sid River to Jeneto Creek taking in the said Creek running Nrly to John Prides, Haleot Prides & John Towns Lines taking in their heads of Butterwoods and Swifts Creeks, to a place known by the name of Tabers Path running Wstly along the said Path to the Head of fighting Creek and down the said Creek to the Place it begun including all the Kings Land within those Bounds.