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To the 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. and 6 articles of the sayd allegation This deponent
saith that he knoweth well the arlate Dirick Dobler the father
and Dirick Dobler the sonn and allso Gerada Peters, the widdowe
Wessells, and John Jacobsen Carpfanger, Abraham Vander weeden
and John deekins. And saith that the sayd Dirick Dobler the father
and the sayd Carpfanger, Vander weeden and Deekins the Claymers
in this Cause were and are all merchants and Burghers of Hamburgh
and such as foe drive a trade betwixt Hamburgh and ffrance
and that the sayd Gerard Peters and the widdow Wessells are by
birth Hamburghers and reside and live att Nantes and
doe much busines in factorage for accompt of Hamburghes
merchants and particularly for the sayd Claymers, and
the sayd Dirick Dobler the younger who is now sayd to be resident
in ffrance att Nantes to learne the Lingua was and is a native
of Hamburgh. The premisses this deponent knoweth to be true
being himselfe borne in Hamburgh and there hath lived all his
tyme, and hath seene and observed the dealing and factorage
that the sayd Peters and Wessells have held and kept for the [?XXX]
merchants of Hamburgh, And for such persons the sayd
Claymers and factors att Hamburgh and Nantes are commonly
observed reputed and taken to be. And further or otherwise
being noeway privy to the lading of the goods now in question he
saith he cannot depose.

To the Crosse Interrogatories

To the 1. he saith he knoweth not the sayd shipp Justice but hee knoweth
well all the persons aforesayd videlicet the sayd Dobler the younger hee
knoweth from his childhood and the rest of the sayd persons
before mentioned for 20 yeares and upwards. And otherwise
saving as aforesayd he cannot depose.

To the 2. he saith he cannot depose.

To the 3. he saith he hath knowne the sayd Peters and Wessels twelve
yeares and upwards, and att Nantes 3 yeares or thereabouts
and there they doe busines for Hamburgh merchants as aforesaid
but how long they have in certaine lived there or whether
they pay contributions att Nantes or trade for themselves
or for Hollanders or others of the United Provinces he saith
he knoweth not and further cannot depose.

To the fourth he saith he cannot depose



The same day Examined upon the sayd allegation



John Bland of Saint Olaves Hart street London
merchant aged 37 yearrs or thereabouts a witnes sworne and examined deposeth
and saith as followeth videlicet

To the first and second Articles of the sayd allegation This deponent saith
that the arlate Dirick Dober is a merchant of Hamburgh
of great quality and repute and so accounetd and was there
borne And saith that the sayd Michael Heytman is a [?SXXXX]
and doth not understand the English tongue, and upon this