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To the nineth article hee saith that the time aforesaid namely in december
1653 that this deponent and the said Mr fforth had speech and conference with
the said Stephens about the said John Colemans proprietitie in the said two
third parts and when they exhorted him the said Stephens to yeeld the same
unto him (which was at the ffountaine aforesaid) this deponent asked the
said Stephens if the said shipp was ever condemned in ffrance or any
adiudication there or elswhere made of her, to which the said Stephens answered and
confessed that there was noe condemnation or adiudication made of
her in any Court and that answer of his this deponent tooke up and urged to
him to induce him to yeeld the said Coleman his right namely his
posession of the said two third parts, or to agree with him thereabouts telling him the said Stephens that
hee would assuredly be [?cast] when the businesse came to dispute in lawe
or to that effect, And otherwise hee cannot depose.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.



The 28th of November 1654. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the said allegation in the second place.


Terence Brean servant of Monsieur Barriere agent for his
highnesse the Prince of Condet aged 20 yeares and upwards
sworne and examined.

To the first second and third articles of the said allegation and to the schedule in the
said third article menioned nowe showne unto him, hee saith and deposeth
that about two yeares since hee this deponent living and serving at the
house of the Chancelour of ffrance at Paris did diverse times see the
producent [?XXXXthein] Quine at the said house, which hee frequented upon
occasion of a [?processe] or businesse which hee had touching one Monsieur Le Breton
and this deponent knoweth that that was the occasion of his frequent resort
to that house for this deponent had often speech with him the said Quine
being his countreyman of and about his businesse; And at length this deponent
sawe that hee obtained a sentence or act thereupon; which the said Quine
asoone as hee had extracted it, showed to this deponent, being the selfe
same exhibit or schedule nowe soe showed unto him; which hee saith was
and is sealed with the seale of ffrance, ordinarily affixed and used in the
like affaires, which hee knoweth having seene a greate number of acts
and Instruments passed thereunder in matters expedited by the kinge and
his Counsell, and hee hath the more frequently seene
the said seale and acts, by meanes of his living in the house as aforesaid
of monsieur the Chancelour of ffrance. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

Repeated as above.

Terences Bryon [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]