To the Ho[noura]ble the Com[mi]ttee for the County of Derby
The humble Petic[i]on of Widow Jakes
Yo[u]r Petic[i]o[ne]rs Husband was a Corporall of Foote under Maior Molynus, & in the service att the last seige at Newark yo[u]r Petic[i]o[ne]rs Husband received a wound, vpon w[hi]ch he dyed & left yo[u]r Petic[i]o[ne]r w[i]th 5: small children.
Yo[u]r Petic[i]o[ne]r therefore humbly prays some releife for maintenance of her selfe & children in p[ar]te of her husbands areares. And she shall pray &c.
11 Ja[nuary] 1648
Ordered that Mr Buxton Treasurer pay the Petic[i]o[ne]r Thirty shillings towards the maytenance of her selfe & smale children.
Geo[rge] Pole Jo[hn] Wigley
Edw[ard] Charlton Robert Mellor