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The 27.th day of September .1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the said Allegation:-


John Popeliers of Antwerp in Brabant
Booke-keeper to the producent John Bollaert
aged 25. yeares or thereabouts a Wittnesse sworne and
examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet

To the first article of the said Allegation hee saith and deposeth, That hee this deponent
very well knoweth the producent John Bollart, and hath so knowne him for
theise eight yeares last past or thereabouts, and saith hee the said producent is a
Merchant of Antwerp, who driveth an extraordinary great trade to Cadiz, Saint Lucar
and other Parts in Spaine, to which places hee hath frequently sent
and doeth send divers sorts of Merchandizes from Ostend and dunquirke, (since
it returned into the power of the King of Spaine) for his owne accompt and
adventure, and hath diverse ffactors and Correspondents in the said places of
Spaine, who doe mannage his Merchandizeing occasions there, and sell and]dispose of such goods as are sent to them for his accompt, and make returnes for
the same into fflanders unto the said producent, And for a Merchant of such
extraordinarie trade and Commerce the said producent for all the time
predeposed hath bin and still is commonly accompted reputed and knowne
The premisses hee knoweth, for that hee this deponent hath knowne the said
producent for all the time predeposed, and for 6. yeares last past or thereabouts hath
beene servant to the said producent, and for about three yeares last haveing beene
his Accomptant or booke-keeper, and by meanes thereof well acquainted with the
whole negotiation of the said John Bollaert, and knoweing the same to bee as is
by him predeposed And further he cannot depose:-/

To the second hee saith and deposeth, That the said John Bollart hath very
frequently and usually for divers yeares past received the returnes of his
goods and Merchandizes sent to Spaine as aforesaid, which were made unto him
by his ffactors from thence in great parcells of silver, of plate, barres, and
pieces of eight, all which this deponent during his aboard with the said producent
hath seene and observed, And further saith, This deponent hath found and observed
by the bookes of accompts of the said John Bollart, That in the yeare 1638, and
severall yeares following hee the said producent had severall returnes of silver made
him from Spaine to dover and London in England, which were here received by
his Correspondents, for his accompt, and remitted unto him by way of exchange
and severall manufactures of this Nation, as by the saidd bookes appeareth The