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The Confession and Examination of Danll Wheeler Soldjer in Colonell Primrose's Company in the First Regiment of Foot Guards Commanded by the Right Honourable Henry Earle of Rumney 14 February 169$\frac{8}{9}$

Who being examined Confesseth and saith that one mr Cook who is now in custody came to the Red Lyon in Eagle street aforesaid and called the said Lingen Herring out of the company where he was then drinking and in a litle time <75v> the said Cook and Herring came into the Room again and both of them desired this Examinant to stand bail with Herring for a Gentlewoman and Cook said that they were to have a treat for their service and that they might personate any person that they knew to be Tradesmen and House Keepers to the intent their bail might be taken and that they might put off their Soldjers Clothes and put on other Clothes on purpose that they might the better represent the persons who the personated and according to the advice that Cook had given them this Examinant pretended before the Warden of the Mint that his name was Henry Hammond who lives over against the Almes houses in the parish of St. Giles in the Fields Shoemaker tho his name is Daniell Wheeler and his Companion pretended likewise before the Warden fo the Mint that his name was Iames Ienkins a Barber and Perriwigg maker over against the May Poll in the Strand but his true name is Lingen Herring

the mark of
Danl Wheeler

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[1] 150

[2] Capt. die et anno preedict
Coram Is: Newton