Middlesex Sessions:
Sessions Papers - Justices' Working Documents

October 1722

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Image 67 of 20812th October 1722

To the Right Worpfull his Maties Justices of
the peace for the [..] th
County of Midds in Sessions assembled

The humble petition of Benjamen Cooper< no role >
Who is this day arested before Hickes
hall gatte & carried directly away from
as Court

I hope Srs you Will be pleased to take
my miserable condition into your Serious consideration
Srs I was arrested by John Efford< no role > & he extented more
money from me than ye Law a lows for which
reason the Honorable bench were pleased to grant
a warrant to bring him before them & this day
morning he was brought by ye Officer to ye gate
& they nott bringing him directly before the
Court William Hurdis< no role > Officer came and
arrested me in ye Name of Joseph Lang< no role > ye
brother he said of john Efford< no role > & have carried
me directly away to ye Marshalsea because
I Should nott Satesfy the Court how much
Money John Efford< no role > Extorted

And your petitioner as in duly bound
Shall Ever pray

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