To the right hon[oura]ble the Comm[i]ttie for ye County of Nottingham
The humble petic[i]on of nine maimed souldiers
Humbly shewing that ye poore pet[itione]rs were all maimed in the Parliam[en]ts seruice & being sent by Order and good certifficate from the Lords & commons to their frends for their reliefe And being in great want & misery being sleighted by many officers & one of the nine hauing lost both his feete had a litle horse which dying & failing him he is great trouble to ye rest & in great paine to trauill
Their humble requests are therefore yt yo[u]r hon[ou]rs according to yo[u]r accustomed clemency do afford y[ou]r poore pet[itione]rs some fauourable assistance on their Journeyes & to wardes getting them a horse againe for w[hi]ch your poore petic[i]on[e]rs as in duety bound shall eu[e]r pray &c.
Mr Hough, pay to the petition[e]rs the sume of fiue shillings & this shall bee your warrant. Aprill. 22th: 1646.
Rec[eive]d fiue shillings of Mr Hough accordingly