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at the Barbada's}
at the Barbada's}
The deposition and answers of '''Charles
The deposition and answers of '''Charles'''
hilliard''' of London Goldsmith aged 40 yeares or
'''hilliard''' of London Goldsmith aged 40 yeares or
thereabouts made upon and to certain Interrogatories
thereabouts made upon and to certain Interrogatories
ministred on the behalfe of Richard Batson administrator
ministred on the behalfe of Richard Batson administrator

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deponent did by vertue of a power from William Coles, William
[?PenhXXX] and Simon kelsey Marchants of Southampton make a stop at Sevill of
thirtie nine thousand Rialls of plate which were in the hands of William
Pridaux and company Marchants of Sevill, which was then to be recovered
by Captaine William knowles late Commander of the shipp ffrancis
of Southampton, who was surprized by the dutch and came to
Sevill to recover this money for Assurance of his said shipp and goods,
and had recovered three and twenty thousand Rialls of plate thereof this being
the Remainder, and by consent of the said knowles this deponent was to
recover it for the account of the above mentioned merchants of Southampton;
And this deponent declareth that hee know noe other interessed
in the said jurneys then the above mentioned marchants of Southampton,
although Captaine William knowles hath since pretended severall
other of his owners to be interessed in the said summe, pretending some
papers wherein they were equivocally mentioned, but saith that the
intent of these papers were only to expresse the interest of the
above mentioned merchants of Southampton, who were both owners and
freighters, not intending any other of the owners who were to
be satisffied out of the moneys particularly recovered by the said knowles
who was their sevant, this deponent not knoweing any other man
and soe hee conceiveth not impowered to recover any other mens

James: wilson [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The tenth of March 1655 [CENTRE HEADING]

On the behalfe of Richard}
Batson administrator of ffrancis fford}
touching the said ffords estate}
at the Barbada's}

The deposition and answers of Charles
hilliard of London Goldsmith aged 40 yeares or
thereabouts made upon and to certain Interrogatories
ministred on the behalfe of Richard Batson administrator
of ffrancis fford, followe.

To the first Interrogatorie hee answereth and saith that hee knew
the interrogated ffrancis fford deceased, and saith the said fford about six
yeeres space together and to the time of this deponents comming from
the Barbada's (which was about three yeares since) lived in a house at or neere
the Indian Bridge there, which house was commonly reputed to be the
interrogated mr Batsons house, but whether hee the said fford was his the
said Batsons servant or apprentice, or were his factor or agent at the time
of his death, this deponent saith hee knoweth not, and therefore cannot
answer further to this Interrogatorie.

To the second hee answereth and saith that hee this deponent hath knoweth
the interrogated ffrancis fford for the space of tenn yeares or thereabouts
next before his death; And saith that hee this deponent hath had
severall dealings with the said fford for severall merchandizes as tobaccos