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To the first and second articles hee saith hee knoweth nothing thereof

To the third and 4th Articles hee saith and deposeth, That in or about the moneth of
November 1653. last past hee this examinate by the order and direction and for
the accompt of the lillate Anthony Tether a Merchant of this Citie, and by and
with the expresse Consent and assent of the lillate Richard Bryan Master of
the shipp the Julian lillate, did send to and cause to be laden and putt on board the
said shipp then lyeing in the River of Thames within and under the jurisdiction
of the high Court of Admiraltie of England, Twelve hogsheads of
Copperes marked and numbred as in the margent containing between three
and foure Tonnes nett to be transported in the said shipp to Roane in ffrance
and there to be delivered according to the direction of the said Anthony Tether, as
hee the said Tether expressed and declaared to this deponent at such time as hee gave
him order to lade the same, And saith this deponent sent the said 12. hogsheads of
Copperes from Saint Saviours docke in a lighter to be laden aboard the said shipp Julian
and after they were received aboard, the Lighter men belonging to the said Lighter
returned and Certified this deponent that the said Bryan and Companie had
received the same into the said shipp. And further to these articles hee cannot

To the 5th article of the said Allegation hee saith, That the said twelve hogsheads
of CoppereS at the time of such their ladeing as aforesaid were really worth
one with another between fifty shillings and three pounds sterling a hogshead
and after that rate this deponent at or about that time sold 20. hogsheads of the
like Commoditie to the said Anthonie Tether, And further to this article hee
cannot depose./

To the 6th hee saith hee cannot depose.

To the 7th and 8th hee saith hee cannot depose./

To the 9th hee saith, hee referreth himself to the Acts and proceedings of this
Court, And further cannot depose./

To the 10th hee saith, the said Richard Bryan was and is commonly accompted
a Subject of this Commonwealth, and thereby subject to the Jurisdiction of
this Court as hee beleeveth./

To the 11th hee saith hee referreth himselfe to the Acts and proceedings in this
Court and Cause./

To the 12th hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true./

Repeated before doctor Clerke:-/