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To the 13th hee answereth negatively./

To the 14th hee saith hee is brother to Richard Westcombe one of the
parties in this suite but is noe servant or hath any dependance upon
him or any of the rest of the parties litigant And further cannot answere/

To the last hee saith hee cannot answere/

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin
12th of May: 1658:/



The tenth of May 1658

Examined upon an allegation given in on the
behalfe of the said Greene.

Greene against ffisher.)

Rp. 1

Thomas Markland of the parish of Saint Andrews
Undershaft London Grocer, aged 50 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and examined.

To the first article hee saith and deposeth that hee this deponent
was the Custome house waiter for the excise upon the shipp
the Six brothers arlate upon her arivall from Port a Port
in Portugall to this port, and tooke an account in writing
of the sugars brought home, and delivered thereout to and
for account of the arlate William ffisher, contained in
two and twenty chests and two fetches, and of the Weight thereof
and made entrie thereof in his booke, which hee hath now
with him, And saith hee findeth by this said booke and
well knoweth that the same upon deliverie had at
Buttolphs wharfe weighed 203 lb weight and a quarter and
one (grosse) which quarter and one make twenty nine pounds, which
hee knoweth because by vertue of his said office hee stood by
and saw the weighing of the said two and twenty chests and two
fetches of sugar, and entred the same as aforesaid in his
booke, And saith the arlate William ffisher was comming
to and againe at that time and gave order for sending them
hence, and hath since acknowledged the receipt of the said sugars
and hath paid the customes thereof, and saith the said
delivery was in July last as appeareth alsoe by his said book.
And further hee cannot depose, saving that the premisses were
and are true and notorious, and saving that 707 R[oove] and 25 li
of sugar Portugall weight at 32 li to a roove (which is the
usuall computation) make 202 li weight and 25 li as hee hath
[?cost] the same by.

Tho: Markland


Examined upon the foresaid allegation


George Webb of the parish of Saint Leonard Shoreditch
London haberdasher, aged 30 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and examined.

To the first article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that
hee this deponent was imploed by the arlate mr ffisher and
other Marchants to take up their sugars brought in the shipp
the Six brothers from Porto Port in Portugall to this port
and did accordingly see to the deliverie and taking up of



William ffisher (imported sugars from Portugal)
Thomas Markland (Custome house waiter for the excise upon the shipp the Six Brothers upon her arivall from Port a Port)

Richard Westcome (Brother of William Westcombe alias Wescomb)


Primary sources


POSSIBLE: PROB 11/341/443 Will of Thomas Markland, Clerk of Saint Olave Southwark, Surrey. 04 April 1673