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The Examination if Abram Brett taken this 27th. day of Iune 1700. before Isaac Newton Esqr.

Abram Brett of the Parish of St Iames's in the libert of Westminster Gold smith being Examined upon Oath Saith that one       Shaw (who is a reputed Gold smith) about 4¨ months agoe brought to this Examinants fathers shop a lump of Melted Gold Weighing Eight penny weight or above and offered to sell it, alleaging that it was 2¨ Guineas better than standard but upon this deponents questioning the Goodness of it he went away and carried the said Lump of Gold with him And this deponent further Saith that the said Shaw has severall times offered Guineas to Exchange for silver att his said fathers shop:

Abraham Brett


[1] Westminster

[2] 277

[3] Iurat anno & die suprel coram
      Is. Newton

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