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The Examinacon of Elizabeth Ivie of Liccabone street in Holbourn Widdow 13 October 1698

She saith that abot. 4 yeares ago a month before she went with her husband into Scotland. Mr Ivie into Wales and afterward into Ireland Mr. Iohn Gibbons one of the Yeom Porters at Whitehall prest into her Closset and there lifting up a paper saw a parcell of Clippings and clipt moneys and taking up a handfull put it in his pocket in a laughing manner and the Examt. afterwards telling the clipt moneys mist a considerable quantity thereof and that the said Gibbons after this came often to her house in a friendly manner <48r> without threatning to discover the Examt. he being well acquainted with Mr. Ivie and concealing him for money Mr. Ivie giving at one tyme a five pound piece and at other times other summs and that Gibbons used to carry summes of counterfeit milld money in his pocket to pas off and yt he got 8s. in ye pound proffit by it and was suplyed b|w|it such money by one Valentine Cogswell now dead— And that a litle above 4 yeaares ago wn. William Chaloner was sought after for coyning of Gineas {sic} and pistoles she heard the sd Gibbons say that Chaloner was safe enough for he haad secured him from them so yt. they could none of ym find {illeg} him

That she hath heard the said Iohn Gibbons complain how he wanted money and must go amongst his Penconers and thereupon Mr. Ivie aplying it to himself hath given him money– That the said Iohn Gibbons used to hire horses for Valentine Cogswell + Brady and {sic} others having in          Forest robd a house at Noon day and gagued the people and taken from them a parcell of plate for which the sd Cogswell and Brady were Committed by Iustice Wroth of                the sd Iohn Gibbons did then help them to horses and went {Snacks} with them in sharing the booty and ye sd Cogswell then lodging in Mr Ivies house the said Gibbons sent the horses to Mr Ivy's stable for the said Cogswell and his Companions and that the said Robbers having taken a great quantity of Plate from the house in the Forest above memenconed they brought ye Plate into Mr. Ivy's stable and there it it pieces and sold it to one Mr Iacob a Goldsm yn. in Sho Lane and now in Grays Inn passage

That one Iohn Iennings Footman to the late Duke of Monmouth did abot. 4 or 5 yeares ago putt out a handfull of Counterfeit Gineas {sic} in Mr. Ivies Garden and say that he had them for abot. 12 or 14s a piece and offerd the Depont. some of them to put off which the Deponent refused to do

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[2] Capt die anno preedictis coram
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