Middlesex Sessions:
Sessions Papers - Justices' Working Documents

January 1715

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To the worspll: His Maties: Justices of the Peace for
the County of Middx assembled in Quarter Sessions

The Humble Peticon of Ralph Harwood< no role > John Radcliff< no role >
Benjamin Coker< no role > : John Woodfield< no role > John Scott< no role > and
Thomas Green< no role > Daniel Harrison< no role > & Walter Burton< no role > Cow Keepers on behalf of themselves
& many others Cowkeepers Inhabiting within the
said County


That it hath pleased Almighty God to Afflict your Peticonr.
and other Cowkeepers Inhabiting in the said County for the space
of five months last past by a Contagious Distemper among their

That severall thousand Cows & Calves have dyed of the said
Distemper to the Greist Impoverishmt. of Yor: Peticonrs: & their
Families and to th [..] tter Ruin of severall others

Yor: Peticonrs therefore humbly pray on the
Behalf of themselves & the rest of the Sufferers
That this Court will be pleased to Certifie their
Condicon and Losses to the Right Honble.
the Lord High Chancellour of Great Britain
to the End that Yor: Peticonrs: & therest of the
Sufferers may obtain His Maties: most gracious
Letters patents for a Collection of the Charity of
[..] ll His Maties well disposed Subjects in
such Cities County's & places in Great
Britain towards the Support & Releif of
your Peticonrs: & other Sufferers as His
Lordship in His great Wisdom shall see
meet & convenient

And Yor: Peticonrs: shall ever pray Etc:

Walter Burton< no role > John Woodfeild< no role >
Benj Coker< no role > Daneill Harrison< no role >
Jno: Sutt< no role > : Tho: Green< no role >

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