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<p n="75"> <note type="authorial" place="margin"> <rs type="date" id="LMSLPS15003_date13">1691/92<lb></lb>
16 Jan. 4</rs>
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The Examination & Confession of <rs type="persName" id="LMSLPS15003_n75-990">Edw: Francis</rs>
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blackamon <rs type="occupation" id="LMSLPS15003_occ32">servt</rs>
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. to Mr. <rs type="persName" id="LMSLPS15003_n75-1">Tho: Dymock</rs>
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in <rs type="placeName" id="LMSLPS15003_geo39">the Tower</rs>
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Keeper of the Lyons taken before the Right<lb></lb>
Honoble the Lord Lucas Chief Governour of the<lb></lb>
said <rs type="placeName" id="LMSLPS15003_geo40">Tower</rs>
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16th. of January 1691/2</p>
<p n="76">This Examint. saith that about 8 or 9 months since he<lb></lb>
bought a parcell of stuff from a Rat catcher wch. he was<lb></lb>
informed (by another Black called Tom living at the Corner<lb></lb>
of <rs type="placeName" id="LMSLPS15003_geo41">Mincing lane</rs>
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) would make people sick & vomitt</p>
<p n="77">That about a month or two after he this Examint.<lb></lb>
putt a Dose of the said stuff into a Mess of milk to<lb></lb>
be taken by his sd. Master wch. milk his Master at<lb></lb>
the same time took & was viry sick with the same.</p>
<p n="78">That some time after he putt the like quantity of the<lb></lb>
same stuff into something to be taken by his Mrs. she<lb></lb>
being at the same time sick & since dead.</p>
<p n="79">That on Sunday last he putt another Dose of the same<lb></lb>
into a Skillet of Watergruill of wch. his new Mrs.<lb></lb>
(his Mar. bring again married) and the Maid eat some <lb></lb>
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, His Mar. eating none of the Gruill though he<lb></lb>
owns he putt some of it into a Draught of ale pre-<lb></lb>
paring for his Master, wch. made his Master very<lb></lb>
ill, & very much discomposed his Daughter who but<lb></lb>
tasted<gap reason="illegible"></gap>
of it the Catt by Chance eating what was<lb></lb>
lift in the Porrenger of<obscured></obscured>
Grewill dyeing presently<lb></lb>
after.& further saith not</p>
<p n="80">Capt<lb></lb>
coram me<lb></lb>
16 Die January 1691/2<lb></lb>
<p n="81">The mark<figure rend="mark"></figure>
<rs type="persName" id="LMSLPS15003_n81-1">Edward Francis</rs>
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