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6th December 1693 - 23rd December 1694

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Image 187 of 19418th January 1694

To the Right Honoble. Sr . William Ashhurst< no role > Knt . Lord
Maior of the City of London and to the Right Worll. the rest
of their Maties. Justices of the Peace of the same City.

The humble Peticon of the Churchwardens & Overseers
of the Poore of the Parish of St. Brides London


That yor. Petitionrs. are very much Overburthened with Poore being
scituate in the Suburbs of this City And not able to raise sufficient sumes
of money amongst themselves to releive them Notwithstanding their
Assessements are greater then ever heretofore Yett the charge of their
Poore is for above their said Assessements As the same upon full
examinacon hath many times Appeared to divers Aldren of this City
Appointed to heare ye same And their Poore dailey increaseing upon them.

Their humble Suites therefore unto yor. good Honors. and
Worpps. is That you will be favourably pleased to grant unto
them the Contribution of 50. from severall Parishes within
this City for & towardes the releiveing their Poore As was last
yeare given them Or such farther allowance As to yor. Honors.
and Worpps. shall seeme meete.

And they shall Pray Etc.

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