1806 · City of Washington
The "grievances" which are the subject of the petition relate to changes in the law of land titles which, as enacted, would divest petitioners of lands which they had duly settled and improved under prior French law. They urge a modification; otherwise, the new laws will "deprive many of its inhabitants of their legitimate possessions."
AI 11679 . Not in BEAL. OCLC locates 8 under two accession numbers. (Inventory #: 24441)