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Petition and Sundry


A Petition of sundry Freeholders, of the County of Caroline, was presented to the Convention and read, setting forth that the former Committee for the said County omitted to appoint persons to superintend the election of a Committee in the month of November last, to determine the right of any person to vote who offered a list for that purpose, and who might have prevented many lists being received from persons whom your Petitioners suspect had no right to vote; and that the lists were immediately deestroyed, which put it out of the power of your Petitioners to examine them; and praying that the said election may be set aside, and a new one directed, agreeably to the Ordinance of the last Convention.

Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to Mr˙ Digges, Mr˙ Treasurer, Mr˙ Bland, Mr˙ Cary, Mr˙ Jones, Mr˙ Braxton, Mr˙ Fitzhugh, Mr˙ Carter of Lancaster, Mr˙ Carrington, Mr˙ Bassett, Mr˙ Dandridge, Mr˙ Holt, Mr˙ Henry Lee, Mr˙ Richard Lee, Mr˙ Mercer, Mr˙ Fleming, Mr˙ Page, and Mr˙ M' Dowell, and they are to report the same, with their opinion thereupon, to the Convention.