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was building And there made publique proclamation in the presence of them all That he had sold the said Port of Cape Coast arlate and the Trade thereof to him the deponent for the use of the said English Companie And that noe white man whatsoever might have any thing to doe there but such as should have order from this deponent and also to that effect English Company But sayeth That some few dayes after the premises There arrived at the said Port of Cape Coast one Henrick Carloff with a (? as her? probendal) from (her? way) of Sweden whoe there Landed and meeting with the said Henreque by his ? and extraordinary guiftes obteyned leave to build a house there w(hi)ch this deponent being informed of did send one Mathew Backhowse to give the said Carleoff notice That the said Port and the Trade of the Country thereabouts was bought by him this deponent to and for the use of the Guinney Company ? and therefore that he would forswere to procede further therein? or to that effect But notwithstanding this deponents notice to the said Carleoff ? afforesaid He the said Carleoff did procede in the building a howse there And uppon the 28th of May - then next followeing the said Carleoff ?? for ther? and uppon the Possession Ports and Trade belonging to the English Guinney Company ? did come to the Port of Anemaboo ? about thre myles distant from the Castle of Cermantyne afforesaid and there ? likewise caused a howse to be built whereof this Deponent having information gave the said Carleoffe likewise advice to desist imparting to him the right w(hi)ch the English Company had to the said Port and trade thereof but this deponent sayeth that the said Carleoffe did proceed forward w(i)th compleating and building of the said howse at Cape Coast afforesaid to the greate damage and preuidice of the said English Guinney Company in theire Trade and ? ? those p(ar)ts and as this deponent hath heard & -eth? since this deponent -ding? away from out of Guinney w(hi)ch was about this time thre yeares - ? the said ? - Ports of Cape Coast and Anamaboo have - beene (savd) (kept) by Swedish Company whoe ? ? the said English Guinney Company of theire possession thereof and ? ? the Trade of those two Ports from the said English Guinney Company to ? whereby this deponent ? ? the said Guinney Company of London Was and is ? to the sume of twenty thousand pounds att the least And further ? depose saveing that the - promises he remebreth the better for that dureing his this deponents Residence in the Guinney ? Kept a journal of the procedings of all businesses whatsoever happens there
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