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Petition of the directors and managers for erecting a lighthouse on Cape Henry, 1775 June 15.

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Abstract

Contains a petition of the Directors & Managers for erecting a lighthouse on Cape Henry to the Speaker & House of Burgesses asking for the further sum of five thousand pounds to purchase materials & pay workmen's wages for completing the lighthouse. The petition is signed by Thomas Nelson, Joseph Hutchings, Thomas Newton, Jr., James Holt, John Hutchings, & Matthew Phripp.