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Petition of Humphrey Pope, Jr., 1728 June 11.

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Virginia Ss To the Honble William Gooch Esqr. Leut Govr. and Comdr. in Chief of this Colony In Council Humphry Pope Junr of Westmorland County Prays That no patent may issue on any Survey made for Majr. Henry Willis or John or Robert Willis for any Land lying in the Little ffork of Rappahanock River formerly called the Gold ore Mine fork in Spotsylvania County until your Petr. [petitioner] be heard upon his Right to the Said Land before your Honr. in Council And yr. Petr Shall pray &c

[in pencil] F34 23 567