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The Deposition of Martha Atkinson Widdow 26 oct: 1697

She saith that on saturday about 5 or 6 weeks ago mr. Iohn Gibbons in whose house she then lodged came up two pair of stairs towards the Deponent's Lodging and meeting the Deponent almost at the topp of the 2d pair of stairs told her that the house was going to be searcht and thereupon the Deponent went with her younger daughter Ioanna Atkinson to the door of a Room where the Deponents eldest Daughter Martha Hartwell and one Mr. Cook were togeather and calling her said Elder daughter to the Door told her that the house was going to be searcht and thereupon her said Elder daughter went back into the Room to the said mr. Cook and after a while came out againe with a bundle of things in her Riding hood and went towards the staires and was presently brought back by People who came to search the Roomes

The Deponent saith also that the said Mr. Cook a few dayes before he was taken up pulled out of his pocket certain pieces of Gold which lookt like Forraingn Coyn and said <39v> that he thought they lookt very well and that he got very litle by them

Martha Atkinson


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[2] Iurat die et anno preedict
Coram Isaac Newton

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