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The Deposition of Ioanna Atkinson dauther of Martha Atkinson of the parrish of St. Martins in tion Fields in the County of Middlesex Widdow 26 October 1697

She saith that on Saturday about a Month or two ago in the Evening when one Mr. Cook who lodged with the Deponent's sister martha Hartwell in the house of mr Iohn Gibbons near Charing Cross was carryed away to the Messenger's house the said mr Gibbons came up two pair of stairs in the said house of mr. Gibbons and when he was almost at the Top of the 2d pair of stairs he mett that Deponent's mother above mentioned going down the stairs with a pail of water and told her in the Deponents hearing that the house was going to be searched and then chiding the Children for making a noise returned downstairs againe and the again and the Deponent and her said mother went togeather to the Deponents sister Martha Hartwell abovesaid who was then in mr. Cooke's Room and calling her to the door told her that the searched and the Deponent's said sister went back into the said Room where Mr. Cook then was and soon after came out again with a bundle of things in her Riding hood and the Deponent cryed to her to make hast but as the said Martha Hartwell was going down the stairs she was stopt by a Tall man in white Cloths upon the staires

Ioanna Atkinson


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[2] Iurat Coram
           Isaac Newton

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