Primary tabs

Petition

v3:1438

Petition of John Lane, of Buxton, in the County of York, and Colony of Massachusetts-Bay, humbly sheweth: That your petitioner commands a Company of seventy-nine men, now stationed at Cape-Ann, by order of the honourable Council, and said men are, now on duty, by order of the honourable Council, and suffering for want of money, and their coats and blankets; and the greatest part of them have neither received money nor blankets since they enlisted, which they very much want, and makes them uneasy. Pray your Honours would consider their condition, and relieve them in such manner as your Hononrs shall see fit. And your petitioner, as in duty bound, shall ever pray.

Share