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The Examinacon of Edward Ivy als Iones late of                 in London Gent taken before me the 17th day of May 1698

Who being duly sworn on the Holy Evangelists and examd sayth that he has been acquainted wth. Iohn Iennings Gent in England upwards of five years which said Iennings was once Footman to the Late D of Monmouth yt the said Iennings often came to the Deponents house in London, and abot 4 years since came to his said house and walked with the Deponent in the Garden and took out a handfull of Gineas {sic} which this Depont. took to be Currt. That the said Iennings desired this Examt. to utter as many of the said Gineas {sic} (being abot. 100) as the Examt. could and ꝑticularly desired to take one hundred of the said Gineas {sic} the Depont. looking on the s.d Gineas {sic} shewn to him told the sd Iennings that he believed they were good and so they seemed to this Deponent untill that the said Iennings offered to sell ym. to the Depont. for 12 or 14s. a piece and desired the Examt. then to take one hundred of them and utter them That this Examt. seing {sic} the said {sic}ennings Gineas {sic} told the said Iennings that the sd Gineas {sic} exceeded any that chaloner made whereupon the sd {sic}haloner |Iennings| replyed that Chaloner was a fool to him that made the said Gineas {sic} who was a person that lived near Hampton Court and was near neighbor. to the said Iennings and named his name being the son of a Widdow woman but the Examt. forgetts the name, and said yt he and the other person joyned stocks togeather and had a Convent. house for coyning and desired the Depont. to put in a hundred pounds into the stock and to come sharer with them, he likewise told the Examt that he used to utter ym. in the countrey in exchange for a pint of Wine and likewise desired the Depont. to go into the countrey with him to utter the said Gineas {sic} Sayth that the said Iennings when this Examt. knew him was a marryd man and lived with his wife near Hampton Court which said wife the Examt. believes is still living that when the said Iennings offered the said Counterfeit Gineas {sic} to this Examt to pass Elizabeth Iones widdow was present the Examt further deposeth that he has known Edward Brady late of St. Anne ꝑish in London upwards of 4 years past that the said Brady made it his constant business to utter counterfeit Gineas {sic} and counterfeit English money that the Deponent has severall tymes seen him utter such false Coyn and the said Brady told the Depont. that he had the said Counterfeit money from one Cogswell and from a Dr. that lived at the Glass house in Lambeth and as the Depont. believes from one Chaloner that this Depont. believes that the said Brady has uttered to the Value of severall thousand pounds in Counterfeit Gold and Silver he having practised it for severall years past that this Depont is very <14r> well assured that Iohn Gibbons now porter at Whitehall Gate very well knows the truth of what the Depont. now deposeth |(|as to the said Brady{)} to be true That one Iacob a Goldsmith that lived in {Sho} Lane used to buy the filings of Clipt money and Clippings from severall clippers that one Price a Watchmaker that lived near Charing Cross used to make the Tooles for edging Counterfeit Gineas {sic} Says that the said Gibbons corresponds with a great many Clippers and Coyners and used to receive severall summs of money from them as contribuion for con{illeg}|i|ving at ym. and was wont to solicit for any of ym. when they were in restraint That this Depont. very well knew one Samuel Iackson in England who was a clipper & Coyner the cause of the Deponents knowledge is that the sd Iackson lodged in the Deponts. house in London but he hears that the said Iackson is latly come into this Kingdom togeather with George Emerson Ioseph Houston and other Emint Coyners + Clippers from England who the Depont. believes go by other names in this Kingd. Saith that Iohn Hicks late of Litle Chelsea in England and his wife Mary Hicks and his daughter Mary Huelt were emint Clippers in London having seen them often clip English shillings half Crowns and Crowns all Milld money. Saith that he very well knows one Chaloner who lived near Charing Cross and used to coyn Gold pistoles and Guineas and this Depont. likewise knoweth one William Deane yt belongs to the Royall Oak Lottery in London to have been a clipper and coyner, he likewise knoweth Thomas Deane of London to be a Clipper. And further deposeth that he the said Brady is a Highwayman and that Gibbons used to furnish him wth horses to go abroad to robb

Edward Ivie


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[2] Iurat coram bob die et anno suꝑdict Ri Pyne Tho Poole

[3] Iurat augt. 22 1698 coram
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