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A Letter sent to Is Newton Esqr from Iohn Ignatius Lawson

Sunday night and Munday morning

Mr Chaloner says he sent Mr Lount to sollicit the Warden in his behalf and says God damn him for a Rogue for the Warden says he shamms himself sick and that he is obliged to act against him as farr as Iustice rule.

he is afraid one Holloway's wife should swear against Ioanna his misstress for having false Guineas of her that he made he is affraid on Mrs. Hitchcock Mrs Coffees sister should come against him and he hears that mr Coffee is in Town and he fears him likewise he says the privy Councell hath made (of Carter he calls a Pardon void and of none effect he is affraid Mr Morris the Messenger should come against him for the Letter he sent to the Secretary he farther addes that I maytell mr Carter that he hath obliged Gibbons to say that the Carter he sued to an Outlawry was one that wore his own hair and {afatt} think short Elderly men and that he is not certain this mr Carter is the same

he says that his mrs. Ioanna is every day with Mr. Coffee who tells and assures her she hath sworn no more then that one Grosvenr her husband and mr. Chaloner was togeather in a Garret how that that they made French pistolls but she did not see Mr Chaloner stamp any of them

If Mr Lount can meet with Mr {Inch} a Clerk of the Banck they go this day to the Recorde and my Lord Chief Iustice Holt but he hates the thoughts of being tryed before my Lord Chief Iustice for he says he'll find some dammed trick in Law to cast for he turns the Law to the use he pleases. he bids me ask mr Carter if there is any malt Tickets to be produced against him and desires him to get his wife out of the way he confesses to me he hath made 30000 Guineas and sold all or most of them at 10s a piece       he chiefly fears Iac Grovenr and his Coin a Parson's wife who hath seen him coyn many {G}a{ll}ions and Guineas which he sold at 10s a piece those he says can hang him this Iack Grosvenr is Io <65r> Grosvenor's brother that was executed

his friends send him word this evening that they have made friends with 6 of one Iury and 8 of another two throw the bill out

Iohn Ign Lawson


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[2] Iurat aprill 3d. 1699 coram
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