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According to Robert Latham, Will Hewer may have inherited money from his father, who died in 1665.
His mother's brother, Robert Blackborne (d.1701), became secretary to the East India Company in December 1666 (ODNB), and Hewer amassed a large fortune built on trade as a result.
His gift in January 1668 of a diamond necklace to Elisabeth Pepys worth £40 is evidence enough ... (10:183).
http://antipodeanfootnotes.blogspot.com/2013/05/a…

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