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To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee referreth himselfe to what hee hath before
deposed and otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the second hee saith hee this deponent received moneys of
the said Brewar as aforesaid in confirmation of the
said Bargaines, but hath not paid nor tendred any to him, not being
to pay any to him but to the prize office. And saith that
the said Brewars deniall to signe the said note of transferring the
said oiles as aforesaid, is the cause that there hath not bin any
money paid for the same into the prize office, whereas had hee
signed it Alderman driver had made payment longe since,
for that then
the said oiles were more worth than they cost the said Brewar, And
otherwise hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the third hee saith that the place where the said Brewar spake to and importuned
this deponent as aforesaid and tempted him with showing him
money in a bagge, was at the Greate James a taverne in
Bishopsgate streete where hee gave this deponent two halfe
pintes of sack. And saith that for the time, it was within
foure or five dayes (as hee remembreth) after the said oiles
were as aforesaid bought at the prize office, and that none other
were present but the said Brewar and this deponent and the
[?XXXXes] boy comming and going. And saith that Mr hill and
three or foure more of the Commissioners (as hee rememembreth)
were at the prize office when this deponent and the
said Brewar came thither as aforesaid. And otherwise hee
cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the 4th hee answereth and saith that this deponent hath
bought and sould many thousand tonnes of sweete oiles,
yet never knewe any more delivered than 236 gallons to the tonne
nor any demannd or question for more, saving that many
yeares since one Mr Thorowgood an oile man sued Sir
Morice Abbot for 252 gallons to a tonne, and the businesse
comming to a triall by
a Jury upon a Nesi [?Primis] at Guildhall, the said Thorowgood
was overthrowne and only 236 gallons to the tonne given.
howbeit hee saith that since namely about a twelve moneth since
there was a sute at lawe betweene Mr Brewar aforesaid and
Peter Thoroughgood touching a parcell of oiles which the said
Thoroughgood had bought at the prize office, and had received
at 236 gallons to the tonne, of which oiles the said Brewar was to
have the moitie or halfe part. Ans saith the said Thoroughgood