1798.054: Petition for a Road from Norman’s Ford to Alexandria.

Published: 1798

Full Title: To the honorable speaker, and the rest of the honorable members of the House of Delegates of Virginia ... petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of [blank] ... [asking for a road from Norman’s Ford to Alexandria]

Author: -----

Place Issued: Virginia

Issuing Press: Uncertain

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 32 cm. x 20 cm. (broadside).


Dated at end in manuscript "Dec. 5, 1798" by a clerk of the House of Delegates, indicating date of submission; blank completed in name of Culpeper County, with manuscript insertion "or Beverley's Bridge" following "Norman's Ford" in the text. Only copy known extant is held in the state archives at the Library of Virginia. Sheet lacks printer credit; location of road sought by petitioners indicates that this broadside issued from either Fredericksburg (closest press) or Alexandria (road terminus), but without other evidence an attribution is impracticable.

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