Petition of John Crosby and Charles Barret, 1728 June 13.
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[Petitioner's name here is Cosby, not Crosby] [June 13, 1728]
To The Honble The Govr in Council John Cosby & Charles Barrett
Humbly Shew That Thomas Carr of K. Willm County long since entered for 800 acres of land lying on both sides the So fork of little River, joining on the lower end to the land of Benja Brown, and on the upper end to that of Collo Merriwether That the said Carr entered for 400 acres of land lying on both sides the north fork of little River aforesaid joining on the lower end to Elk Creek, and on the upper end to Benja Brown's land Whereby Yor Petr conceives the said Entries are become void according to the orders of Governmt Wherefore they pray a Patent may be granted them for the said land And shall pray &c.
"[in what appears to be a different hand]" John