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To the fourth and 5th articles hee saith and deposeth that within a
short time after the said Brewer had bought the parcell of oiles
in question, this deponent who had as aforesaid bought other
oiles of the same qualitie, and the said Brewer meeting together
and speaking of their said oiles soe bought, they fell to treating
that this deponent should either take the said Brewers parcell at a [?prXXX]
[?XXXed], or els that this deponent who had bought a greater
parcell should deliver the said Brewer a parcell of his [?XXXXXX]
to the said Brewers parcell, and this
deponent was to pitch the price, and
the said Brewer was to give this deponent
40 s (or some other summe of money which hee particularly remembreth
not) and to have his election whether to take or refuse both the
said parcells; and the said Brewer made choice to leave
to this deponent upon the said price pitched, his the said Browers
parcell, and gave this deponent then some moneyes in part of
payment of the said 40 s or other summe agreeed upon, and this hee saith was donne
at the Naggs head taverne neare the Custome house, then and there
being present Captaine Robert deane, an oile man in watlingstreete. [?Only]
that within very few dayes after the premisses, the said John
Brower came to this deponent upon the Exchange London, and
brought and delivered and paid unto him the remainder of the said summe
of 40 s (or other summe agreed upon) in the presence of the saud
Captaine deane and others, and soe this deponent had really
bought the said oiles of the said Brewer; and further saith that
afterwards this deponent sold the said oiles to Alderman [?siXX]
and brought the said Alderman to the said Brewer upon the
Exchange and told him then hee had sold the said oiles to the
said Alderman, and therefore willed the said Brewer to deliver
them to him, and the said Brewer acknowledging this deponents
said buying of them, willed him to drawe a note for them [?XXXXX]
the same and said that hee would sett his hand thereto, And
saith that hee this deponent having soe bought the said oiles of
the said Brewer intended to have deliverie made him after 236
gallons to the tonne, being the same proportion that hee had received
from the prize office in his other parcell there bought,
and that this deponent intended to make deliverie to the said Alderman
at the same Gage, as hee had donne in other the like oiles before
that being the gage that this deponent both bought and
sold at from time to time though there were no particular