The Petition and Prayer of the People _______ that part of contry now classified by the state of Virginia for the countrys of Kaintucky and Illinois humbly trusteth That we the _____ just the United States Labour under many grievances on account of not being formed into a ________at _____ or the mind and will of Congress more fully known us fr_____ us and we humbly give to present to the Honorable Continental Congress our Humble Petitioners setting forth the just and appressions we labour under and pray that Congress may consider such our grievances and ____ ___ress
We your Petitioners being situate in wide continuous uncultivated contry and _____ every side to ?incurssions? of the savage Indians humbly conceive ourselves opressed by several as the general assembly of Virginia for granting large grants for ?waist? and is appropriateed lands ____ _____ ______ without reservation for cultivated and setting the same whereby settlling the Counties discouraged and the inhabitants originally _____ to the savages by whom our wives and ____ing by cruely murdered ?nativeth? _and___iz? our most humble Petitioners constitued _____________________________ taxed - Which in our present situation ______ and unjust ______ _______ with money and grain ?whitest? _________ ________ ______ in garrison with ____ _____ from Six Hundred to one Thousand miles from our present state of government Where ?animals? are suffered to ___ with impurity ?great? members who want rationally af__ deprived of an opportunity of their just rights and improvements and h____ are obliged Prosecute all appeals and whil__t we remain uncertain whether these in bounded claim__ _______ contry __ight of eight to belong to the United States or State of Virginia ____ _____ other late as it required of us to sware (swear) ____ginoc to the States of Virginia in a Pirt___ withstanding we have already taken the oath of allegiance to United States. These are G___ ___ Heavy to be born and we do humbly pray that the continental Congress will taketh method to form us into a seperate state of Government __________ ________ as they ?in? wisdom shall think most proper during the continous of the p______ and your petitioners shall every pray.
July 19, 1792
______ __________James __________________ _elck ______ __________J____ HartJohn Gallaway William Gallaway Robert Gallaway
James BrentonJohn Wess_______ Phil___ WatersWilliam C_______ _______ ______G______ ________
(2nd page) Jacob Laffoon________ ________Thomas Collings Christr. HauffomanGeorge Grundy Jr.Thomas Pitman ________ ______________ PhillipsGeorge _______ James Laughlin____ HoweFrancis Roach Samuel Lee?John? ______David ?Bink___? James DaughertyWilliam ______William Williams Patrick Heam___?Cornelius BoyardJames Gilmore _____ ___ibalJefferson _____?Jacob? Gilmore _____ CoontsEdward SkidmoreJames Logan Peter Ba__mass?_____ _______John Logan James Fogl(e)Francis _______John McGee ____ OverallJames _______Mattias Logan Peter LovelJohn _____Samuel ______ _____ Donn___?_____ ______Samuel Gordon ?John? WilliamsJohn _____John Wilkeson ______ Collings_____ ___________ Davis George Crist(Might be Paul ?)Thomas Payne William CollingsJacob Sp____
(3rd page) ________ GrundyJefferson _____Abraham ______ Benjamin Cleg___?James _____John Morris William ____kanJames CampbellDaniel Sp___ _______ HawkinsHenery CampbellBenjamin ___lia? William ?Chaven?Samuel DunnMichel Thomas Zachariah DozierRobert BrusterMichl. Little _____ HamiltonGeorge CampbellRudolph Hufmon/Hussman? John GhirtenRobert ___kham John GrundySamuel ___kham James ThompsonWilliam Lawrence Thos. WhitledgeGeorge Clark ______ ______Michel ?Wilkeson? David Hackins Jun.George ?Tetor? William OverallJohn Hart Harrison OverallJohn Miller William ______Michael Woods ______ CollingsAndrew Dodds William CollingsR____ Canaday
NOTE QUESTION MARK ? BETWEEN GEORGE AN TETOR. WHICH FINALLY PROVES AS HIS SON LEWIS CRAIG TEATER FAMILY SAID HIS MIDDLE NAME WAS WILLIAM. AND THIS PROVES ONCE AND FOR ALL THERE WAS NO SUCH PERSON NAMES JOHN GEORGE TETER IN KENTUCKY. THAT JOHN GEORGE TETER WAS ANOTHER PERSON