A petition from the president and professors of the College of William & Mary to Virginia Chief Justice Paul Carrington and other judges requesting that the case between John Bracken and the College be speedily determined. There is also a note from Bracken consenting to having a verdict decided by the October 1787 court term. The petition is signed by College president Bishop James Madison and John Brakcen and includes the Greek temple form of the Collegte seal.
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Transferred by President Davis Y. Paschall's office with no indication of when or from where the petition was received. Accession 1989.135
The petition was deacidified and encapsulated by Barrows Lab, Summer 1989.