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the Exchange London (being thereto imployed by the said Thomas Andrews
and company the producents) and tooke a note of the said weight in writing and thereby well knoweth that at the time
when they were laden aboard the Levant frigot John hasilgrave commander
(which was on or about the 18th of July 1653) the said thirtie baggs of
pepper did containe neat, tenn thousand eightie and eight pounds of
pepper, English weight, And otherwise hee cannot depose./

To the 9th article hee cannot depose saving as aforesaid.

To the 10th and 11th he saith that hee this deponent having bin six or seaven
yeeres last with the said mr Andrewes as his servant and apprentice and writing in
his counting house, this deponent hath had the oportunitie of viewing
his dispatches and accompts, for which this deponent keepeth his bookes,
and hath seene and entred severall accompts from Genoa of pepper
sent thither from this port by the said Thomas Andrewes and company,
And saith hee hath amongest others seene severall advises from
the said producents for [?XXX] at Genua touching the valew or price of pepper
there per pound, namely one of the third and another of the 11th of
ffebruary 1653. From John Lewes and John Meade factors at Genua
signifying and advertizing in that of the third of ffebruary that
pepper was there sold them immediately after such receipt, at the price of 24 sols and
a halfe per pound Genua weight, And further saith that by the
said seeing of accompts from Genua, hee findeth and well
knoweth that seaventie one pounds of pepper English weight, make
an hundred pounds Genua weight or thereabouts, And otherwise
saving his foregoeing deposition (whereunto and the common course of casting
up an accompt hee referreth himselfe) hee cannot depose,
and saving that the said pepper shipped and sent as aforesaid from hence
was by this deponent in behalfe of the said producents shipped in good
condition, and that the same was soe shipped in good condition, hee hath
seene a bill of lading under the hand of the said hasilgrave.

To the thirteenth article hee saith and deposeth that this deponent hath
seene letters of advise from the said factors at Genua sent to the said
Thomas Andrews and company giving them to understand that upon and
after the arivall of the said John hasalgrave at Genoa they received
of him 938 dollers, which hee paid unto them (and not more as they wrote)
as the proceede of pepper laden for the producents accompt for the port of Genuoa and sold by
the said haslgrave before hee came to Genuoa, and that this deponent
hath not seene any other advice of any other or greater summe
delivered or paid unto them or to any other at any other place upon the
accompt of peppers sold by the said hasalgrave; And further that
by advises it did and doth appeare that about the time that the said
moneys namely 938 dollers were delivered to the said producents factor
at Genua by the said haselgrave, the exchange was at 58 d to the