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Image 166 of 17410th July 1721

To the Honble. the Bench of Justices now Sitting all Guild Hall London Etc.
The Humble Petition of Racheell White< no role > Widdow ;


That yor. humble petitionrs. is the widdow of Richard White< no role >
Citizen & Cooper of London & Kept house; in the parish of St. Sepulchers London
& these paid Scot & Lott above Sixty years But now being very ancient, about 70 years
of age and by Long Sickness very [..] & Reduct to the utmost Extreamly of
Poverty & want

Wherefore yors. poor petitionrs. Most humbly Imploses, yor. Honrs. in
yors. Gender Compassion; & timely Consideration; would be pleased
To order, the said parish to allow her; a Competent mentanance
The Small allowance She had being taken away by Mr. Masters;
the psent Churchwarden; his Psence; being that the doth not
want any parish allowance by Reason She is att prsent in the
Coopers alms house; The Master with Sr . Peter Eton< no role > , who put her,
in Se [..] great poverty will Certainly men her out For they
Say they will not Suffer any their to be Slawed to Death
[..] without the parish she belongs unto with allow her a mentainance
She Shall not be their to Dissgrace the Company but must be
wholy put upon the parish wherefore She most humbly Besseckes
yor Honours timely Relief

Rachell White< no role >

And yor. petitionrs. Shall Ever Pray Etc.

To Counceler Single

9:12: Ordered that
Churchwardens Appear
at next Sess: to shew cause

2:4: Churchwardens to
allow & pay xijd. Weekly

St. Sepulchres .

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