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The 10th of November 1659. [CENTRE HEADING]

Q prescot for wines in the}
Saint Laurence}


Examined on the said Allegation

Phillip Manning of London
Merchant aged 35 yeeres or
thereabouts Sworne and Examined

To the first hee saith that the arlate Henry prescot
Whom this Deponent hath Knowne for above tenne
Yeeres last ./ did in the former
Part of the yeere 1657 and for some time before
live and reside at
Oratava in the Island of Teneriffe one of the Canarye Islandes as a Merchant stranger
and as an Englishman, and during his residence
there he did send many pypes of wine frǒm
thence to this port, upon his Account
and severall goods were sent from hence by
his ffactor to him at Teneriffe, which hee Knew
for that this deponent did live at Oratava aforesaid:
the greatest part of the time the said prescot
lived there and was there familiarly acquainted
with him and tooke notice of such his Trading
And further saith that in the Latter end of the
Yeere 1657 the said prescot came from the
Canaryes to this Port in the ship the Justice
(John Goodtree Master) and brought with him about the
Number of Two hundred ffifty and [?p][3] odd
Pipes of wine for account of himselfe and other
Englishmen, some of which belonged to this
Deponent And further cannot depose./:

To the Second hee saith that ever since the said
Henry Prescot came from the Canaryes hee
hath Traded from hence to the Canaryes for
wines upon his owne Account, and this Deponent
hath since his said Coming over sent goods to
the Canaryes with Goods of the said prescot And
further cannot depose./:

To the 3d he saith that in the latter end of March
or begining of Aprill 1658 the said Henry
Prescot did lade or caused to be laden onboard
the ship the Saint Laurence (Peter Bennewysen
then Ryding in the River of Thames and bound
for Oratava aforesaid, Severall peeces of [KXXXX GUTTER]
a Quantity of Statute Lace, Norwich Stufts [XXXXX GUTTER]
Serges Callicoes, Stocking, and some other things
whch said Goods this deponent at the request of the said
Master Prescot helped him to buy; and this Deponent like helped