Richard Emmerton.
9th September 1696
Reference Numbert16960909-69
VerdictGuilty
SentenceMiscellaneous > fine; Miscellaneous > sureties

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Richard Emmerton was indicted of a Misdemeanor, for procuring great quantities of Broad and Clipt money and that the Broad money he had Clipt, and afterwards got it into the King's Exchequer, as it appeared by the Book; On the 8th of April last 400 l. 18th of April 520 l. the 26th, 600 l. the 2d of May 1400 l. and the Clippings he got made into money . The Evidence did further declare, that he gave 200 l. of Broad money, for 300 l. of Counterfeit. The Prisoner denied the Fact, said that he was a Grazier , took great quantities of Little money, and that he did return it into the Exchequer for one Mr. Woodcock, Receiver-General for Leicestershire, who was to pay him again for the same: That when the Fact was committed, he was at Long-Crandon in Buckinghamshire and called Witnesses to prove that he was at the place aforesaid. The Jury having considered the Fact, found him guilty of the said Misdemeanor.

[Fine. See summary.]

[Provide sureties for good behaviour. See summary.]


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