Document ReferencePw2 Hy 831
TitleDeposition of Mrs Elisabeth Burck; 20 Sep. 1704
Date20 September 1704
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays that Mrs Elisabeth Burck asked Mrs Hastings to arrange for a licence so that Mr Mathew Cowdal (the brother of her husband) could come to England from Holland; states that Cowdal had already 'come out of France into Holland' and has been left an estate in Ireland by a relative; alleges that Mrs Burck attempted to bribe 'Mrs Hastings's woman' (Mrs Anne Pelissier?); says that Mrs Burck admitted that her brother-in-law and 'several other gentlemen were come out of France and were here in town'.

Document is signed by Ann Pellissier and Janisson.
Termlegal business, affidavits
legal cases, illegal travel, Mr Matthew Cowdal

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29577Burck; Elisabeth (fl 1704); Mrs; wife of Captain Burck; of King Street Westminsterfl 1704
NA29578Cowdal; Matthew (fl 1704); Mr; brother-in-law of Mrs Elisabeth Burckfl 1704
NA29579Hastings; - (fl 1704); Mrs; refused to arrange travel permit for Matthew Cowdalfl 1704
NA29580Pellissier; Ann (fl 1704); Mrs; 'woman' of Mrs Hastings?fl 1704
NA29581Janisson; - (fl 1704); -; signed affidavit with Ann Pellissierfl 1704
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