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5 May 1637

ffranciscus Pearson parochia sancti Botulphi Algate London
Cornesmeater aetats 60. annorum aut circiter tests in hac parte
productus iuratus et examinatus. dicit quod Symonem Smyth per 3
aut 4 annos aetapss aut circiter et Thomam Wieth per 2 annos aetapss
bene novit sed partes con quas productis non novit ut dicit.

Ad primum secondum et reliquos arlos libelli in hac parte dat et oblat et
schedulam in eadem meconnat dicit et deponit That about the beginninge
of Januarye last past he this deponent (beinge a Corne meater) was imployed by the arlate Symon
Smyth and Thomas Wieth to gett divers lighters full of wett Rye to be
kill dryed at severall places as namely Bowe ffulham Hamer smyth and
other places, and payd the charges of porteridge ad dryeinge of a great
part of the sayd Rye and sayeth that the charges of the dryeinge of the
sayd Rye and of porteridge lighteridge ad other expenses therabouts
did amounte unto foure shilling ssix pence per quarter at the least,
and the sayd Rye before itw as wett was worth twenty foure shillings
per quarter or therabouts, which he knoweth to be true for that a little before that tyme
the sayd mr Smyth had about eighte hundred quarters of Rye broughte
to the porte of London which was not soe goods as the Rye n question seemed to
have bene before it was wett, and the sayd Smyth sould the greatest
part of those eighte hundred quarters (as some of those that bought it did
confesse to this deponent who measured the same) for twenty fower
shillings or twenty fower shillings six pence per quarter, and this deponent
likewise sawe other men sell Rye out of garners about the same tyme for
24 s per quarter, but howe much the Rye in question was worth after it
was wett this deponent knoweth not nor in what shipp it
was brought to the porte of London Et alr nescit deponere/

Signum dru P Pearson./ [MARKE, RH SIDE]


Thomas Barrett parochia Sancti Marie Bothawe London
Haberdasher aetats 40 annorum aut circiter testis in hac parte
productus iuratus et examinatus dicit quod partes con quas
producit non novit et dicit./

Ad primum secindum et reliquos arlos libelli in hac parte dat et oblat et schedulam in eod menconnat dicit et
deponit That in or aboute the moneth of ffebruary last past this deponent
and partners did buy of the arlate Thomas Wyeth about twenty three hundred
weighte of Polishe wooll, which (as it appeared by the seat and colour therof) had bene
wett and kill dryed agayne, for which wooll this deponent and partners did paye unto
the sayd Wyeth the summe of six pounds sterling and noe more, and soe much annd noe more