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his house there the contract was made in this deponents presence
and hearing. and saith the grosse summe paid by the said Rosetti
in plate and goods, for the said goods soe bought amounted
to fourteene thousand peeces of eight to his best remembrance, but how much thereof
was paid in plate and or how much in goods, hee knoweth not,
nor how much was the cost of each parcell of goods soe bought, And
otherwise hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid, and saving
that about six dayes after receipt of the said goods soe contracted
or by the said Rosetti, hee this exáminate saw the said Rosetti
make delivery of the said plate and goods (for which hee bought
them) at the said Rosetti his then dwelling or lodging at Santa Cruse.

William Martyn [SIGNATURE, LH SIDE]

fran carvallo [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.


The 17th of August 1657. [CENTRE HEADING]

Exámined upon the foresaid allegation.


Bernardo Medici Merchant native of Genoa but now
living in London, where hee hath lived theise tenn
monethes last or thereabouts, aged 22 yeeres or
thereabouts sworne and exámined.

To the first árticle hee saith and deposeth that hee well
knoweth the producent Augustin Rosetti and soe hath donne
for theise six yeeres last past or thereabouts, and saith that
the said Augustin was and is a subiect of the state of Genoa
and borne at Voltra about nine Italian miles
from the citie of Genoa, and within the territories and
Jurisdiction of the said state, where this deponent hath long
knowne his the said Rosetti his mother to be living and inhabiting
(his father being long since dead) and for a subiect of the said
state, and borne of parents that were alsoe subiects of the
same hee saith the said Rosetti was and is commonly accounted
and reputed. And saith the said producent hath for
diverse yeeres last bin and is a merchant of good estate and
repute, and hath for severall yeeres last traded in the dominions
of Spaine with Italian and other goods, this deponent having
seene him soe trading at Cadiz and in the Canarie Islands, and
saith that this deponent being at Cadiz about five
yeeres since, it was then and there commonly and frequently
reputed that the said Rosetti, (then ariving there from the
Spanish West Indies) had bin there imprisoned for that hee