Petition of William Cole, 1726 Nov. 2.
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[Nov 2, 1727] To the Hon'ble Robt Carter Esqr President & Com'dr in Cheif in Council William Cole Humbly sheweth That your Pet'r having purchased two thousand acres of land of John Woodson lying on the Byrd and your pet'r having two thousand acres contiguous thereto He therefore prays leave may be granted him to take out a Patent inclusive of both Tracts And your pet'r shall pray &c.