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The Information of Elizabeth Pearson of the parish of St. Gyles in the fields in the County of Middlesex Spinster 2 September 1699

Who saith that she hath heard one Iane Smith wife of Mr. Smith of the said parish of St. Gyles say that Mr Hughes who is now in custody hath within these 6 weekes last past bought of her several Counterfeit half Crownes shillings and 6 pences and that the said Hughes gave to the said Iane Smith after the rate of 10s. of good money for 20s of bad money and that she said Mr. Hughes did in Iune last past (and the sign of the Goat in the said parish of St Gyles) feague over severall Counterfeit Shillings. and that about 3 or 4 yeares ago the said Mr Hughes did buy severall summs of Counterfeit old money and gave after the rate of 40s of good money for 4li of bad and put the same away into the Exchecquer as good money

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