To the right wor[shi]p[fu]ll the justices of the peace of the said County.
The humble petic[i]on of Harry John Lewis of Evenechtyd laborer
Sheweth vnto yo[u]r wors[hi]ps that hee the s[ai]d Harry has served as souldier in his Late ma[jes]ties service in the regiment of Col[one]l William Salesbury as in the certificate annexed more fuly doth appeare, and the that hee served in the said Regiment for ye space of three yeares being true and faithfull all the while to his s[ai]d late ma[jes]ty and ever since to his now ma[jes]ty by reason whereof the s[ai]d Harry is ympoverished in his estate and ympaired in his health in soe much that hee cannot earne his Liveing by his labour as formerly hee was wont to doe
The pr[e]misses considered yo[u]r petic[i]on[e]r humbly prayeth that hee may bee admitted to haue a pension for his releefe such as yo[u]r wor[shi]ps shall thinke fitt And yo[u]r Petic[i]oner shall ever pray &c.
4 Apr[il] 1665. It is otdered that the petic[i]on[e]r bee admitted penc[i]oner the next vaccancy & be allowed the penc[i]on such w[hi]ch shall then bee thought fitt by the Court