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1807 petition - inhabitants of Adolphustown

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Petition dated 5 May 1807 to His Excellency Francis Gore,  from the free holders of the additional land to Fredericksburgh and the inhabitants of Adolphustown, asking for a new survey to settle disputes rising from a previous survey.

[39 names]

Source: Upper Canada Land Petitions, 1807, V188,  bundle F9, item 12, AO, C1895

Petition dated 5 May 1807 to His Excellency Francis Gore, 
from the free holders of the additional land to Fredericksburgh and the inhabitants of Adolphustown,
asking for a new survey to settle disputes rising from a previous survey.


[Note: The full text of the petition is not transcribed. In short, the inhabitants were not satified by a previous survey and wished a new survey to settle disputes.
All the people below signed the petition in their authentic personal signatures.]

 
Daniel Steel
Andrew Huffnail
James Ackerman
Peter Rattan Capt
William Ruttan
August? Short
Conrad Vandusen
Peter Swayd??
Jacob Horner?
Arra Ferguson
Peter Delyea
Noxon James?
William Smith
Jenny Fster??
John J Camp (Kamp?)
Daniel Bedell
Bolton Evens
William Weyer
Doctor Prindel
Jonas Garrison
Jonas Garrison Junr
John Dunham
Abner Silver?
Joseph Prindel
Henry Davis
John Williams
Peter Frederick
Michael Dafoe
David Foot
Andrew Embury
John Dimond
Cumfort Smith
Henry Low Luie? Loue?
William Ross
James Vandewaters
John Clapp
Joseph Clapp
Johnathan Allen
Joseph Ruttan
 
The petition was received from Capt Ruttan, read in Council 2 July 1807, and laid before the board 18 June 1807 and approved. Entered in Land Book H, page 57