Mr. Anthony Redhead was Deputy Master + Worker to Thomas Neale Es in the late Mint at Norwich whose Bond Mr. Neale tooke in the kings name for the faithfull formance of his Office.        Att the breaking up of that Mint the said Redhead being much in arreare by reason of his said Office + oath being made thereof an Extent in or about September 1699 was issued out of the Court of Exche at the instance + resencon of the said Mr. Neale agt. the said Mr Redheads body goods + chattells lands + Tenements by vertue of which his goods were seized by the sherriffs of London + sold afterwards by vertue of a condition {Expird} + the money ariseing thereby was sometime after by order of the Court of Exche answered + paid by the said sherriffs to Mr Newton the prsent Master and worker of the Mint for her Maties. use + by vertue of the said Extent the said sherriffs tooke the said Redheads Body who has remained in prison Ever since for the remainder of his said Debt

|Note.| Mr. Neale is dead + much in arrears to the Crowne by reason of his Office

|Quere.| Whether her Matie: without discharging Mr. Neale + sureties of Mr Redheads said Debt can enlarge Mr Redheads body by a Susedeas quia processuo Erromie emanavit, Or if any + what Method may be safely taken to doe it

Redhead being only a Deputy {illeg}|of| Mr. Neale (for whom he was answr.able) and Mr. Neale for his own indemnity haveing taken Bond from him (in ye name of the late King) for his well behaveing himselfe in his Office, that Bond belonged to Mr. Neales benefit, + at his prosecution, Therefore I am of opinion her Majty. cannot in reason or Iustice shew favour to Redhead, by dischargeing him out of Prison, without ye consent of the Executors of Mr. Neales (for whose benefit he was taken in Execuīon) without also dischargeing the Execr., {a}|A|nd if her Majty. doe discharge him I doubt in Equity it will be a barr to her Majesty to charge ye Execrs. for any default of Redhead; There cannot be a sused quia erromie, for that the Goods have been sold by vertue of the Extent:

Edw Northey
Feb. 5th 17034

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