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The Information of Robt Brown Ioyner at the Sign of the Turks head near the Hermitage Bridge in Wapping 13 December 98

He saith that about 7ber or October was a 12 month Michael Gillingham who keeps an alehouse near Charing Cross + Thomas Holloway came to the Deponents house and hired a room for 3s per week for Thos. Holloway and his wife + 5 children and a Maid Servant to lodge in till the Mary of Leith a ship of which Iames Law was master could be ready to carry them into Scotland and that the said Gillingham undertook to pay the said Rent of 3s per week + all other charges of the said Holloway and his said Family in the Lodging and accordingly paid the same from time to time twice every week and that after 3 or 4 days Tho: Holloway and his wife went to <32v> Scotland by Land on horses hyred by the said Thomas Holloway but the Children staid about 5 or 6 weeks in the Deponents house till the said Ship was ready and that the said Gillingham did hasten away the said Tho: Holloway and his wife and he and Holloway did agree with the said Laws to give him 3li 10s to carry the Children into Scotland of which money the said Holloway paid 10s in earnest and the said Gillingham paid the remaining 3li about a fortnight after the Deponent sayth also that the said Gillingham upon paying the said 3li to the said Mr Law took a Note of the said Mr Law that the said Law should demand the said 3li of the said Holloway in Scotland and repay it in England or Scotland to the said Gillinhgham and the said Mr Law should not deliver a Trunck and two bundles of Cloths to the said Holloway untill the said Holloway paid the said 3li and that the Deponent hath heard the said Mr Law {comp} him that upon refining to deliver the Clothes untill he received the 3l he was said by the said Holloway for the said Cloths in {Dean Gelt} Court in Edinborough and lately upon receiving back the said Note by Thos. Holloway in Scotland (or another Note like it) did deliver to him the said Cloths and that the said Law being since saved by the said Gillingham for the said 3ll, the said Gillingham produced another Note and shewed it mr Law and the Deponent together which Note the said Law acknowledged to be very like his hand but the Deponent suspected it to be only a Coppy of the first Note

Robt Browne


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[2] Iurat Ianry 17° 16989
coram Is Newton

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