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<p n="498">To the Worshipll. his Majties. Justices of the Peace<lb></lb>
of the County of<rs type="placeName" id="LMSMPS50142_geo271"> Middx</rs>
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<p n="499">The Humble Peticon of <rs type="persName" id="LMSMPS50142_n499-1">Mary Burn</rs>
<interp inst="LMSMPS50142_n499-1" type="given" value="MARY"></interp>
<interp inst="LMSMPS50142_n499-1" type="surname" value="BURN"></interp>
<interp inst="LMSMPS50142_n499-1" type="gender" value="female"></interp>
<rs type="occupation" id="LMSMPS50142_occ154">Widow</rs>
<interp inst="LMSMPS50142_occ154" type="occupation" value="Widow"></interp>
the Hamblet of <rs type="placeName" id="LMSMPS50142_geo272"> <rs type="placeName" id="LMSMPS50142_geo273"> <rs type="placeName" id="LMSMPS50142_geo274">Wapping</rs>
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in the Sd. County<lb></lb>
of Middx</rs>
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<p n="500"> <note type="authorial" place="margin">Sheweth</note>
That yor Petrs. late Husband <rs type="persName" id="LMSMPS50142_n500-99">Garret Burn</rs>
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<interp inst="LMSMPS50142_n500-99" type="surname" value="Burn"></interp>
<interp inst="LMSMPS50142_n500-99" type="gender" value="male"></interp>
deced was Master of a <rs type="occupation" id="LMSMPS50142_occ155">Man of Warr</rs>
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& in<lb></lb>
his life time yor Petr. & Familyhood very<lb></lb>
reputably & paid all Such Taxes to the poor as<lb></lb>
were Assessed upon them But now yor Petr. being<lb></lb>
left A Widdow wth. two Children to maintain &<lb></lb>
& nothing whereby to Support them bur what She<lb></lb>
getts by her own Industry & hard Labour &<lb></lb>
being rated two Shillings P Moneth to the<lb></lb>
poor of the Sd. Hamlet humbly appeals agt<lb></lb>
the Sd. rate being altogether unable to pay it<lb></lb>
or any part thereof.</p>
<p n="501">And therefore in Consideracon of the Prmises & forasmuch<lb></lb>
as yor Petr. by reason of her poverty is not able to pay ye. Same<lb></lb>
prayes yor Worships will be pleased to order that She may be<lb></lb>
wholly discharged from ye Sd. Assesmt. or otherwise order for<lb></lb>
reliefe of yor Petr. in ye Premises as to yor Worships in yor<lb></lb>
goodness Shall Seem meet.</p>
<p n="502">And Yor Petr Shall ever pray Etc.</p>
<p n="503">To be reduced to 12d. P Moneth as from<lb></lb>
Xmas last.</p>
<p n="504"> <rs type="persName" id="LMSMPS50142_n504-1">Mary Burn</rs>
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