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The Information of Martha Tanner wife of Thomas Tanner of Kings street in the parish of St Gyles in the Fields Paisterer 4 Iuly 1699

Who saith that about 2 years and 12 ago this Informant bought severall summs of Counterfeit money of one Samll White who then belonged to Chelsea Colledge and lived in Field Lane in the parish of St. Andrews Holborn and one Iohn Brown who then lived in the said Field Lane and the said White and Brown did declare that they with two others made the said counterfeit money themselves and this Informant being about 2 yeares and a 12 ago apprehended for uttering of false money the said White and Brown run away from other habitations and this Informant further saith that she mett with the said White yesternight and went with him to drink at the Cock Ale house in Holborn and the said White askt this Informant if she would buy any counterfeit money of him and gave this Informant a Counterfeit Sixpence as a Specimen of such money as he would let this Informant have and the said White hath promissed this Informant to lett her have 12s in counterfeit money tomorrow for which she is to give 6s. of good money to the said White

Martha Tanner


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[2] Iurat die et anno preedict coram
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