1797.028: Petition asking District Court be moved from Dumfries to Centerville.

Published: 1797

Full Title: To the General Assembly of Virginia : the petition of ... inhabitants of the counties of Prince William, Fairfax, Loudoun and Fauquier ...

Author: Inhabitants of Prince William, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Fauquier.

Place Issued: Virginia

Issuing Press: Uncertain

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 35 cm. x 21 cm. (broadside).


Petition asks for removal of District Court from Dumfries (in eastern Prince William) to Centerville (in western Fairfax); dated at end in manuscript "Dec. 8, 1797" by a clerk of the House of delegates, indicating date of submission. Only known copy is held in the state archives at the Library of Virginia. Sheet lacks printer credit; likely an Alexandria imprint, but such an attribution is speculative.

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