Please your Excellency
This is to acquaint you that my Mother Came from Cross Creek in Expectation of seeing your Excellency here Concerning her husband being in Gaol there, on Account of Curseing one of the Magistrates when he was in Liquor and keepes him still in Confinement and refuses Security for him—Now she and I request the favour of Your Excellency to Write to some particular person at Cross Creek that will release him from his Confinement or shew him Justice. Your Compliance in so doing will for Ever Oblidge Your most Obed hum. Servt.
In Case Your Excellency thinks fit to Write to Any person there my step father's Name is William Gillespie.