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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16840515001"/>AN ACCOUNT OF THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commissions Of the PEACE, And Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-delivery of Newgate, HELD FOR THE City of London, and County of Middlesex, AT Justice-Hall, IN THE OLD-BAYLY.
<p>The 15th and 16th Days of May, 1684.</p>
<p>And in the 36th Year of His Majesties Reign.</p>
<p>THE Sessions of Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-Delivery of Newgate, being held at Justice-Hall in the Old-Bayly, London, on Thursday and Friday, the 15th. and 16th. Days of May, 1684 before the Honourable Sir
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t16840515-14-off45" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> Clipping the Currant Coin of this Kingdom, viz. twenty Pieces of Silver called Queen Elizabeths Shillings, twenty other Pieces of Silver called King Charles the First Shillings, and twenty other Pieces called King Charles the First Half Crowns </rs>. Upon the Tryal it did appear, That Mr. Jackson was a kind of a
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<p>Seven were burnt in the Hand, viz.</p>
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<p>Two to be Transported, viz.</p>
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<p>Two to be Whip'd, viz.</p>
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