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The Examinacon of Nicholas Storks of the ꝑish of |St.| Iames Westmr Baker 12 day of 7ber 1698

Who saith that abot. 3 months ago one Mary Pywell came to this Informts. Shop & bought of him bread & oatmeal which she gave 3d12 for & in paying for the same this Examt. took half a Ginea {sic} in Gold of the sd Mary Pywell which have Ginea {sic} wanted above on shill and 5d of what its true value ought to have been and this Informt further saith that his wife hath told him the said Mary Pywell hath been twice at his house and desired her both tymes to change her half a Ginea {sic} but she refused so to do and this Informt. further sayth yt abot. 3 weeks ago the said Mary Pywell bought half a pound of Cheese at a Cheesmongers adjoyning to this Examts house and produced half a Ginea {sic} to be changed in order to pay for the Cheese which she had bought but this Examt. being present and having a suspicon that it w{illeg}ed weight took the said half Ginea {sic} and went to a Goldsmiths shop near Leicester fields to get it weighed and the Goldsmith weighed the same and told this Examt. that it wanted 16d. of what its true Value ought to be

Nicho Storkes


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