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The 14th of June 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

The claime of the said Boscaert for}
his silver in the Saint John Evangelist}

Examined upon the foresaid allegation
and schedules.


Francisco Boesdonck of Antwerp Marchant
aged 20 yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined.To the first article hee saith and deposeth that hee well knoweth the
producent George Boschaert and hath soe done for all the time that hee
the said George hath lived in Antwerp (the place of this deponents bitth
and continuall habitation) which hath bin for theise two yeares last past or
thereabouts, during which space hee the said producent George Boschaert
hath driven and doth still drive a constant trade from Antwerp to
Cadiz and Saint Lucars in Spain, especially to Cadiiz for silver and plate
and for the said space hee hath had and hath his factors in Cadiz to that
purpose, and for a merchant using such a trade hee the said producent hath
bin and is commonly accompted and reputed; which hee knoweth having
bin often at his house and packhouse and seeing the packing away many
goods for Cadiz, and having assisted in the packing and sending away many for
him and there being great familiaritie betwwen him and this deponents
master James Pinquet a merchant alsoe at Antwerp driving the like
trade, and they frequenting each others houses, this deponent hath often
heard them discourse of such their trade and exportation of greate
parcells of silver in severall shipps from Cadiz, and moreover this deponent
hath seene many letters, factories and bills of lading sent him the said
Boschaert from his said factors from Cales, many whereof this deponent
hath received and sent to the said producent to London in theise last
six monethes space that hee the said producent hath bin here to looke
after his businesses here.