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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Petition from Thomas Pace concerning the destruction of his tobacco warehouse
Pace, Thomas
March 20, 1761
Volume 06, Page 537

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[From MSS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
North Carolina,
Northampton County } ss.

20th March, 1761.

To the Worshipful Mr. Speaker and Gentlemen of Assembly

The Petition of Thomas Pace of the County of Northampton Humbly Sheweth

That the Publick warehouse in the County of Northampton called Pace's Warehouse was on the seventeenth Instant Burnt to Ashes with a Large Quantity of Tobacco therein belonging to Sundry Persons, among which was Twenty five Hogsheads of Prised Tobacco belonging to your said Petitioner in the ware house and under the Sheds thereof and about five Thousand Pound of Nett Tobacco in Bulk Burnt to Ashes with the said Warehouse

Your Petitioner Therefore Humbly prays

That the Assembly will Take the same into Consideration and give him such Relief as to them shall seem just. And your Petitioner as in Duty Bound shall ever pray