The Information of Charles Conklin alias Congrell of Lemon Street in goodmans Fields in White Chappell Glassmaker taken this 2d day of may 1699


He saith that John Williams (who lives about 5 Miles out of town & within half a mile of Coach road about three weeks before last Christmas brought to the Deponent a parcell of counterfeit Dutch money & some counterfeit Shillings & Sixpences of English money & offered the English false money after the rate of 25s for 20s of Good money and said he made it so well that he could afford it no cheaper, & that he had two servants at home that workt for him so that he could do what he would and said that he had a Dutch Merchant would taken an 100£ a weeks of the Dutch money, & proposed to the Deponent that he the Deponent should put in 50ll into a Stock for carrying on the designn of making the Dutch money

That Wray Smith made a crown Edger, a half crown edger and a shilling edger which he shewd to the Deponent the Last Summer & desired him to take care of them till he had made two pair of Dies one for Guineas & the other for shillings the Edgers the Deponent can cause to be delivered up

Charles Conklin


[1] 288.

[2] Iurat die et ano preedict cora
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