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Petition of Peaks of Otter Presbyterian Church, 1774 May 17.

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Abstract

Contains a petition of the Peaks of Otter Presbyterian Church in Bedford County to the Speaker & House of Burgesses asking for a law empowering the elders of the Congregation to dispose of benefactions given for the support of ministers of the Presbyterian profession in the purchase of lands & slaves. Includes transcription from Virginia Historical Magazine, vol. 12.