To the R[igh]t Wor[shipfu]ll the Justices of peace for the County of Caern[ar]von.
The humble petic[i]on of David Thomas of Llanellechid in the ye s[aid] [sic.] Com[itatus] yom[an];
That he hath bin in the begininge of ye late vnhappie warrs pressed for a souldier to serve his late Ma[jes]tie amongst the number yen sent out of this County, in w[hi]ch service yo[u]r pet[itione]r rec[eive]d seu[er]all dangerous woundes as by seu[er]all p[ar]ts of his bodie app[er]eth wherby he is disabled to worke & get his lyvinge, havinge a wief & great chardge of Children to mayntaine:
May it therfore please yo[u]r Wor[shi]ps to Comiserate yo[u]r pet[itione]rs case, and to admitt him to the nu[m]ber of the maymed souldiers to be setled for this County, And yo[u]r peticon[er] shall euer pray &c.