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The last of January 1654. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the foresaid allegation of 45 articles.


Nathaniel Hearne of the parish of Saint Olaves
Jury London Merchant, aged 24 yeares of thereabouts
sworne and examined.

To the eighth article of the said allegation and the schedules therein
mentioned were showne unto him hee saith that one of the bills
of lading arlate for the galls is for three hundred and twenty
baggs or sacks of galls, which said 320 baggs according to the
Invoice for the same (being one of the Invoices arlate) containe
neate Turkish weight twenty thousand, one hundred and fourtie
nine Rotolo's, and the other of the aforesaid bills of lading is for
150 sacks or baggs of galls, which containe according to the Invoice
of Turkish weight neate 10241 Rotolo's, soe that the said
470 baggs of galls mentioned in the said two bills of lading contained
30390 Rotolos, which hee knoweth having seene the said bills
and Invoices and cast the same up, hee this deponent keeping
the accompts in the matters in question for the producents, And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the tenth article hee saiith that the cottons nor galls aforesaid
nor any part thereof were delivered by George hughes ar London
but at Porto fferrari or Ligorne, which hee knoweth by the
letters written betwixt Alderman ffrederick and George Norleigh
arlate which this deponent hath seene and perused. And otherwise
hee cannot depose.

To the 18th article and the second schedule annexed (beginning and
ending as is arlate) nowe showed unto him, hee saith hee
verily beleeveth the sae to be a true copie of the originall
thereof, because the same (as hee saith) was sent by Mr Norleigh
and company to Alderman ffrederick and company from Ligorne as
and for a true copie, and soe mentioned in their letters which this deponent
hath seene. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 20th article hee saith and deposeth that by the letters that
passed bbetweene the persons aforesaid hee knoweth that George
hughes or some by appointment did refuse to deliver the
goods according to the owners orders to George Norleigh and company
and endeavoured to take up [?money] on the same goods, and that the
money mentioned in this article was paid and made good to Northleigh
and company upon accompt betwixt the said Alderman
ffrederick and company and Norleigh and company, and Norleigh
did advise in his letters that hee, the said hughes had procured a sentence to put
the goods into a depatato's hands, which hee the said Norleigh
and company opposed. And saith that the noate arlate
(beginning and ending as is arlate and being the third annexed) nowe showne unto him, is
the same that was received from the said Norleigh and company
by Alderman ffrederick and company, which hee knoweth for