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The Deposition of Charles Mason Esqr. Comptroller of his Majestys Mint 8th. Augt. 1699

Saith that he did this day hear Thomas Hutchins Fishmonger near the Monument in London say at his own shop that he knew a man that could make Lew'dors + Guineas full weight that should go for about 3 or 4s. more then the true Value and upon the Deponent's advising him afterwards at the Shit Tavern by the Bridge to detect those practises he replyed before they parted that if he might have 500li encouragement deposited in some friend's hand he could discover that which they had been long seeking after or in pursuit of or words to that effect

Cha Mason


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