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The Information of Cecilia Labree 6th. Feby 16989

She saith that in last may was 12 month Iohn Kiston who keeps the Coffee house at the stair head in giving into the Court of requests came to her then being in Newgate under sentance of Condemnation and prompted her to save her self by confession and for making her confession more effectuall told her that William Chaloner and Bellamy who kept a victualling house near Westminster Hall had then a Coyning Press at Chiswisk and that chaloner and Bellamy were then concerned togeather in making Guineas there and had me{et}ings at the Flask Tavern by charing cross kept by one Clark And when the Informant told the said Kistell that she could not discover this without discovering him he answered that then he would bring in Cary a weigher in the Exchequer for putting into the Exchequer counterfeit money which the said Giston had of the Informant after the rate of 30s. for 20s. and told the Examinant that he gave Cary 2s. per pound for putting it into the Exchequer and that the said Gifton desired the Informant not to discover the setting up of her Press in his house for coyning of Guineas and that she finished severall parcells of Counterfeit money in the Garrett of the said Gifton about 2 yeares and a halfe ago and the said Gifton sometimes helpt her to finish it there about the same time or soon after the Informant sett up her said Press for coyning of Guineas in the house of the said Gifton and that in trying to make {some} impressions it broke and was thence carryed to the Deponents house at Mortelock up the River thence to Laloos where it was mended and from thence to the house of Saunders at Peterson and from thence to the Informants house in Westminster where it as taken upon the Informant and that the said Giston told her that there was a Mill in Southwark + confessed that he had been concerned {in} it but where the said Mill was the said Gifton would not dis{irne}{cirn}

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