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the usuall rate and Custome upon the Exchange
of Dollars from Leghorne Genoa and Venice and
from other parts and places in the Levant and
from other parts and places in the Levant was at
the rate of 4. s 2 d. 4. s 3. d or at the most 4. s fower pence
untill within theise 2. or three yeares last past since
which tyme hee saith Dollars taken up or paid
at any of the places predeposed in the Straights by
Exchange in the Cittye of London arlate were
usually worth the summe of five shillings and some
tymes 6. d more and some tymes 3. d or 4. d lessse
The premisses hee deposeth because hee
this deponent hath (as hee saith) remitted
and drawne severall soms of moneys at the
respective tymes and rates predeposed. Et alr nescit deponet.

Ad 9um deponit that in the Moneths arlate heare
within the citty of London dollers were as hee
saith sould for and would usually yeild from
the price of 4 s viiij d to the Price of iiij. s x d [?ab]
The premisses hee deposeth because hee this deponent
hath within this moneth last past sould Dollers
for and after the rate of iiij. s c. d [?qr]. Et alr nescit

Ad interrogatoria. [CENTRE HEADING]


Ad primum rendet that hee hath had interest in
severall shipps tradeing to some of the ports
interrogated within the tyme interrogated And saith
that dureing the said time hee hath for quietnesse
sake and by way of compulsion aswell as other Commanders of shipps there
paid his Marriners in Dollers after the rate in
the Interrogatory mentioned Et alr nescit rendere.

Ad 2um rendet that att Mallega and the parts of Spaine
thereabouts a Doller goes for 10. 11. or twelve Rialls
[?Lelliome] which is accordinge reckoned at 6 d
per Riall and saith that in other Ports and Places
in the Straights Dollers are as a Commodity sometimes
att one Rate and some tymes att another. Et alr nescit.

Ad 3um rendet that the ordinary course of all [?Doller]
exchange is at 3 moneths after the delivery of the
money from Italy and other parts adiacent, and is
now at this present worth 5. s 3. d Per doller./ Et
alr. nescit/