To the right hono[ura]ble and right Wor[shi]p[fu]ll his Ma[jes]ties Justices of the Peace att the Generall Quarter Sessions holden att Chelmesford for the s[ai]d County
The humble petic[i]on of Thomas Peatchy
That yo[u]r pet[itione]r in the yeare 1648 out of his Loyalty to our gracious soveraigne Lord King Charles the First of ever blessed Memory, att the Seidge of Colchester did voluntarily inlist himself a souldier vnder the Command of the right hono[ura]ble Coll[onel] Henry Farr and was very faithfull in the discharge of his duty, in w[hi]ch service yo[u]r pet[itione]r hath rec[eive]d several Wounds which haue disabled him for doing any thing for a Maintenance as appears by the Certificate herevnto annexed
The pr[e]misses Considered yo[u]r pet[itione]r humbly prayeth that yo[u]r hono[u]rs wil bee favourably pleased to allow him a quarterly penc[i]on in lieu of his said service, or such other Gratuity as yo[u]r hono[u]rs shall thinke meete and Convenient for yo[u]r pet[itione]rs releife
And as in duty bound yo[u]r pet[itione]r shall pray &c
Trea[sure]r of ye East to pay 40 s.