by the highest authority in this Country
red to be sacred and inviolable may be safe-
ly expected from its justice and liberality.
They therefore respectfully petition that the
Laws imposing military requisitions and
penalties for non-compliance may be consi-
-dered as they respect your petitioners and such
relief afforded as wisdom of the Legislature
shall deem just and necessary.
of the representatives of the aforesaid society held
in Dinwiddie County
By Benjamin Bates