Lebanon Russell County, Virginia October 1844


The Petition of the undersigned citizens of Russell County, respectfully represents that you petitioners labour under great disadvantages and inconvenience in relation to the exercise of the right of Suffrafe; that they or most of them live a considerable distance from any place of holding an election; in fact many of them live between thrity and forty miles from any place where an election is held, and cannot exercise rights conferred on them by the Constitution of our State from the facts as above stated, and from others that might be given. The Prayer of your petitioners is that at the Home of William Robertson Esq. at a place called the Pound Fork of Sandy River in the County of Russell and as in duty bound your petitioners will evee pray, etc.

William Roberson Esq.
Lewis Black
James Roberson
Solomon Black
Anthony Street
Alexander Hale, Sr.
Nimrod Street
Nathan Engle
David Mullins
Isham Hall, Sr
Elias Green
Jonathan Bolling
William Green
William Taylor
John Roberson
Abner Russell
Wm R Fraley
Wilson McKinney
Wm H Roberson
James Mullins - Pound
Alexander Hall, Jr.
Mathew S Roberson
Isam Hall, Jr
John Hall
John H Morgain
James Stacey
James Mullins Sherds son
William Hall
Hardin Hall
Eli Mullins
Joseph Briant, Jr
William Sowards
James Short
Wesley Sowards
William Ingle
Solomon Mullins - Pound
William Hollifield
James Mullins
Armstrong Ekins
James Brant [Bryant]
William Short, Charles, 
Alexander Short
Daniel Dotson
Bartly Rose
Thomas Burchfield
Alexander Russell
Issac Back
Wm Short, Sr.
Joseph Church
Wm Church

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