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The Examinacon of Elizabeth Holloway wife of Thomas Holloway who lodges in Kings str in St Gyles ish october 25 1698

She saith that abot. 13 months ago Michael Gillingham who keeps an alehouse at the Corner house in coming out of Buckingham Court by Charing Cross did agree with her husband Thomas Holloway that if he the said Holloway who was then an evidence for the King agt. William Chandler for combining to counterfeit the Current Coyn of this Realme would withdraw and go into Scotland the said William Chaloner should give him the said Thomas Holloway 20ll. and that that {sic} the sd Gillingham accordingly paid 9ll. thereof to the said Thomas Holloway and 3li to the master of the ship who was to carry the said Thomas Holloway into Scotland and his Famuly {sic} and whos{e} name was Iames Lawes and {illeg}l{sic}\one pound/ to a Maid Servant of this Examt. who went with her children into Scotland In all 13ll but that the said Thomas Holloway\William Chaloner/ wrote to her said husband in Scotland that he and this Depont. should there make affidavits and send them hither to mr. arnold to be communicated to ye Commee of parliamt of which he was Chairman in which affidavits Tho. Holloway should dissown that he he {sic} had made any affidavit agt. the sd <49v> Willm Chaloner or knew anything ill of him or had long known him and this Depont. was to confirm her husband's testimony but her said husband sent the sd Chaloner word that he would do no such thing

and that abot. a year and 4 or 5 months ago she saw Willm Chaloner above menīoned alter the sum in an Exchec bill from 5 to 50l\40/ which hill have been given to the Examts. said husband Tho: Holloway by the Sheriffe in part of Conviction money and the Examt. bringing it to Mr. Gillingham to change the said Chaloner tok it washt it out the summ with a spunge and dryed it and wrote in it the sum of 50li.\40/ and Mr. Chaloner returning the bill to the Examt. to put the Examt. refusing to put it off lest she should bring herself into trouble Mr. Gillingham called her fool and took the bill to put it off and afterwards told her that he had put it off to his Brewer

the mark of
Elizab Holloway

[2]

The Examinant further saith yt. she and her husband had severall parcells of False Gineas {sic} of Willm Chaloner to put off till abot. 2 years and a 12 ago and that the silver of one of those Gineas {sic} being worn off the said Chaloner abot. a year and 6 or 8 months ago guilt the said Ginea {sic} anew at his Lodgings being an oyler shop in St Iames's street and acknowledged that it was one of his Gineas {sic} and returned it back to Tho: Holloway the Examts husband

the mark of
Eliz Holloway

[3]

[1] 107

[2] Capt die + anno preedict Coram
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[3] Capt March 14 16989 coram
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