James Booth 1651

 

Coppull

 

To the right worpll Justices of the peace and coram at the assembly at Wigan 
The humble petitione of the wyfe of James Booth of Coppull

Humbly sheweinge to yor good worpps that whereas yor peticoners husbd about [deleted] yeares since was putt in by Collonell Standish ¨to be Cunstable of Coppull and to have a sufficient allowance for¨ his paynes wch (as it hath bee exammined [illeg] shoud aryse out of Thomas ffox house for the most p of it And the said petitioner did his dutie hereby and never since can can get his wages by any fayre meanes he can use to his great losse and hinderans execept yor wors willbe pleased in yor godly consideracon to make some order it may be payd him

May it therefor please yor good worps soe to examine and order the busines that the abovesaid ffox or who hath just cause to doe it shall pay yor peticoner his due wages and yor peticoner as he is bound will dayly pray for yor long continuance

ffox to pay xls

(QSP 43/6 1651)