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SCHOOL PETITION 1845

Submitted by Nancy Attey

To John Barrow Esq., School Commissioner of Jackson County we the undersigned citizens of Township 9 South Range 1 West desire and request that you advertise and offer for sale as soon as possible section 16 in Township 9 South Range 1 West in Jackson County, Illinois and we your petitions will forever pray May 25th AD 1845.

Alexander Floyd Eli Davis
D[___] Jackson Samuel Hanson
George McKenny John Brewster
Al [__]ennings Wm. Borin
Henry Bucklass Alexander Borin
David Jackson Joel Chapman
John Bittle Michael Ufendill
Vardiman H. Smith Wm Preston
Cyrus C. Bullor Abram Hanson
Wm Lindsey Henry Sykes
Henry Myars James Borin
Thomas Eakin Reuben Wyngate
James L. Ruge Bazzel Boren
Asa Hicks Wm. C More
[Titus] Crawshaw Isaac Baker
John Goodwin Allen Young
Richard Johnson Wm. Garvis
Ignatice Brook Younger Greathouse
Robert Goodwin Lockhart Bush
Wm. J. Kendell John Bush
Var. Davison John B__man
[____] Davis John Glenn
Solomon Jones Henry Borin

Abraham Borin James F. Brown
Joseph Jackson Imri Byars
Benjamin Jackson Richard M Brown
Jacob Bowyer Major Greathouse
Wm Wodington Jackson Greathouse
James E Murden Ira Byars
Jacob Soap Henry M. Hanson
Wm H Murdin Nathaniel W. Floyd
Johnny Murdin John [_] Dillinger
Edward L. Glenn Irijah Byars
Richard Brown James Lynsey
Wm. [_] Brown Ignatius O'Daniel
James Goodwin

This certifies that Richard Brown and Ira Byars personally appeared before me this 5th day of July AD 1845 and after being sworn stated that the first 37 signers of the foregoing petition after the true intent and meaning thereof was explained to each signer signed the same freely and voluntarily in our presence given under my hand and seal the 5th day 1845 Hezekiah Davis JP

personally appeared before me this 5th day of July 1845 and after being sworn stated on oath signers of the foregoing petition except the first 37 after the true intent and meaning thereof was explained to them sign the same freely and voluntarily in their presence. I further certify that the above named Richard Brown, Ira Byars and William Lynsey were citizens of Township 9 south Range 1 West at the time of the signing of the foregoing petition given under my hand and seal this 5 day of July 1845

Hezekiah Davis JP Seal

I certify that Richard Brown and Ira Byars personally appeared before me this 5th day of July AD 1845 and stated under oath that they know that the number of legal voters in town 9 South Range 1 West does not exceed one hundred given my hand and seal this 5 day of July AD 1845 Hezekiah Davis JP

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