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To the first and second articles of the sayd allegation hee saith that hee this
deponent is an Agent or Broaker betweene Merchant and Merchant upon the Exchange
London, and by that meanes was in the moneth of September arlate and upon or about
the fowerth day of the same imployed by the arlate Maurice Thompson who
was then the Owner and in peaceable possession of a certayne parcell of pepper
not long before brought from the Indies and consigned to the said Maurice
to sell the same and by order from the sayd Maurice did upon or about the sayd fowerth day of September sell part of the sayd pepper
(videlicet forty baggs thereof amounting to the summe (as hee remembreth) of five hundred seaventy
odd pounds sterling the particuler summe hee doth not at present more certainly
remember, but for more certaynty referreth him selfe unto the bill of parcells
touching the sale thereof, unto the arlate Giles
Vanderpost, upon condition that hee should pay ready money for the same at
or upon the deliver thereof, And that hee was ordered by the sayd Thompson
to sell the same for ready money and not otherwise, And further to those
articles hee cannot depose./

To the 3 article hee saith saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot depose
knowing nothing touching the carrying the sayd forty baggs of pepper out of
the warehouses of the sayd Thompson nor touching their delivery aboard the
shipp Reformation./

To the 4th hee saith hee cannot depose./

To the 5th hee saith hee referreth him selfe to the Registry of this Court
and further cannot depose./

To the 6th hee saith hee referreth him selfe to the Civill lawes of this
Nation and further hee cannot depose./

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true and further hee
cannot depose./

Repeated in Court before doctor Godolphin/:



The same day/ [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the sayd allegation./


George Papillon of London Merchant aged thirty
five yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne and
examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first and second articles of the sayd allegation hee saith that hee
this deponent being an Agent for the arlate Maurice Thompson and
imployed by him in the moneth and tyme arlate to keepe his warehouse
in London and receive in and deliver out goods there, therby knoweth that in
the tyme arlate and in the moneths of July of August one thousand
sixe hundred fifty sixe hee this deponent did receive by order of the sayd
Mr Thompson out of the shipp Adventure (Captaine Joseph Taylor
Commander) a certayne parcell of pepper sent from India and consigned
to the sayd Mr Thompson, and that the sayd Thompson in the tyme arlate was
the lawfull Owner and in quiett and peaceable possession of the sayd parcell of pepper



George Papillon

  • "George Papillon and Richard Clarke are nominated for the post of keeper of the Blue Warehouse and such other warehouses as shall be thought fit ; Papillon is elected, at a salary of 80/. a year, upon condition that he takes the oath, gives satisfactory security, and declines all other employment ; this he promises to do."[1]


    Primary sources

George Papillon

PROBABLE MATCH: PROB 11/381/12 Will of George Papillon, Merchant of London of Stepney, Middlesex. 26 February 1685
  1. A Court of Committees for the New General Stock, August 3, 1659 (Ibid p. 206), in Ethel Bruce Sainsbury (ed.), A calendar of the court minutes, etc. of the East India Company, 1655-1659 (Oxford, 1916), p. 337