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what hee hath predeposed, To which hee referreth himselfe

To the 5th hee referreth himselfe to his producent deposition, saying hee hath
knowne the parties interrate by correspondence as aforesaid for ten
yeares last past and upwards, during all which time they have lived
at Roane and otherwise negatively, saving the said Bequin is a Native
of ffrance

To the 6th hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, And otherwise

To the 7th hee doeth not know nor beleeve that any Ensurance hath
bin made of or for the said goods./

Repeated before the Judges in Court./

francis Pardinj SIGNATURE, RH SIDE


The 11th day of March 1656:-


Nicholas de Ferrari of London Merchant aged
56. yeares or thereabouts a Wittnesse sworne and
examined upon the said Allegation

To the first and 2d Articles of the said Allegation hee saith, That the arlate Lewis
Scarletti one of the producents in this cause hath for the space of six
yeares last past and upwards thereabouts lived at Lisborne in Portugall in the
quality of a Merchant stranger, being a Native of fflorence in Tuscany
and soe commonly accompted reputed and taken to bee amongst all Italian
Merchants to whom hee is knowne, this deponent in that time having seene
and perused severall letters signed by the said Scarletti in his way of
trade and correspondence with severall Merchants, and being well
acquainted with the usuall marke which hee useth to putt upon goods


and merchandises by him sent abroad and adventured upon his owne
accompt, which hee saith was and is the first marke in the margent,
the letters therein expressed being the initiall letters of the name and
surname of the said Lewis Scarletti; And saith that by the like meanes
as by him predeposed hee this deponent hath credibly and constantly
understood and beene informed, That the arlate Antonio Maria da
Conte was and is a Genoese merchant, and hath lived as a Merchant
stranger at Lisborne aforesaid for or by the space of five or six yeares
last past, soe farr as this deponent hath observed by sight and perusall of
severall letters of the said Anthonio Maria da Conte in his way
of negotiation and by proofes to that purpose formerly made in this Court and hath severall times senne and observed goods to him


belonging, being marked with the second marke in the Margent, the
letters therein described being alsoe the initiall letters of the name of
the said Anthonio Maria da Conte. hee further saith, That the
arlate Gregorio Diaz, is and hath beene for and during all the time
predeposed by this deponents observation of letters of Correspondence sent
and subscribed by him the said Diaz, and by common reputation amongst
Portuguese Merchants, a Merchant of Lisborne as aforesaid, and
a Subject of the Crowne of Portugall, this deponent having alsoe severall


times seene the marke of the said Gregorie Diaz upon goods and
merchandises to him appertaining, conforme to the third marke in the