Petition of Azor Harris to the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives in General Court Assembled A. D. 1829

Azor Harris of East Bridgewater in the County of Plymouth respectfully represents that he was appointed Guardian to Anna Richards, wife of Prince Richards, a Native of the Pembroke Tribe of Indians, passed at the June Session of the General Court A. D. 1828.Resolve on the Petition of the Selectmen of East Bridgwater, Chap. VII, Resolves (Massachusetts, 1828), 43.  He would further represent that the said Anna owns in said East Bridgewater about twenty acres of real estate in her own right.  Your petitioner would further represent that the said Anna is in debt to the amount of six hundred dollars and eighty cents to sundry persons.  Your petitioner, therefore, prays that he may be licensed and duly authorized and empowered to sell and convey so much of said real estate as to pay the above sum and all incidental charges.The Legislature allowed Harris to sell Ann Richards' property on January 27, 1829. Resolve on the Petition of Azor Harris. Acts and Resolves (Massachusetts,1828-1831)94.

And as in duty bound will ever pray,

Azor Harris, Guardian
Dated at East Bridgewater, January 17, 1829      
 
 
 
 
List of claims against said estate, namely:
 
 
 
$80.00
 
    4.00
 
 
 
Town of Deleted Text: East Bridgewater
   40.00
 
      8.52
 
      9.00
 
      2.00
 
      2.00
 
   12.00
 
 
 157.52
 
The original text marked a pagination break with the following note: amount brought over 157.52
 
 
     1.50
 
     5.00
 
Azor Harris
414.36
 
     7.50
 
     5.00
 
Incidental Charges
   10.00
 
 
$600.88

Notation:

A Petition to the General Court

Certification:

Then the within named Azor Harris made oath that the above statement of debts due from Ann Richard is as near correct as he can ascertain.  Before me, Welcome Young, Justice of the Peace, In the District of Plymouth, January 22, 1829