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2o die Augusti 1660: [CENTRAL HEADING]

[GUTTER XX] Harriset Josephus Beomt.}
[GUTTER XX XXXX Le ffortune [prodXX]}
ffrancklin: Smith./}

Rp. EA.


Johannes Basford Parachia Sancti Stephani
Coleman Streete London: Tobacconist [?aetatis]
[X] 42 anno[XX] aut [XX] ci[?rciter] juratus et Examm[XX]
dicit et depon[?it] prout Sequitur./.

Ad premium 2dus [XX] 3[XX] et [?10:] arlos dicta Allegatonis in [?hac] causa
ex parte Harriet Neomant data, dicit et deponit That
about this time three yeeres (the time otherwise hee doth not
remember) hee this deponent being a Tobacconist and well skilled
in Tobaccoe was Imployed by the said Harris and
Beomant to veiwe about foure or five Twenty hogsheads
of Virginia Tobaccoe belonging unto them lying in a Celler in Saint mary at hill
and saith that, at the time of his veiwing thereof, the said
Tobaccoes were all, (saving about 3 Hogsheads)
dry and well Conditioned and very Good Sound Tobaccoe, which
said three Hogsheads or thereabouts hee saith were not altogether soe good
as the other, but were reasonable good, and were not
above 10: s per hogshead worse then the other. And saith that
all the said Tobaccoes one with another were then here well worth
and the like commonly sold for 5. d and 5. d [?06] per pound, and this deponent
here about the same time bought some Virgina Tobaccoe (which was
noe better then the said Tobaccoe that hee soe veiwed)
and paid 5. d [?06] per pound for the same, And saith that hee
hath bin Credibly Informed that the said Tobaccoes were
soone after this deponent had soe veiwed them shipped to
be transported to some place beyond the seas for Account of
them the said Harris and Beamont: et [?alr] nescit:

Sup reliquis [?not] Examinatur ex directione:/:

Ad Interria./. [CENTRE HEADING]

Ad j.u respndet that hee cometh to Testifie herein at
the request of the said Harris and Beamant, et [?alr] negative./.

Ad 2.um dicit [?quad] [?refert se ad predeposita.]

Ad 3.[?id] dicit that hee did not see the foresaid Tobaccoes laden
onboard the ship Interrate. et [?alr] nescit respondere./

Ad 4.um respondet that hee was not at Cadiz the time Interrogated
nor Knoweth how Tobaccoes were there sold the time Interrogated

Ad 5.um nescit respondere

Ad 6.um decit that there was warr[?e] and hostility betweene
this Nation and Spaine used and pa[?ractised] at Sea the
time Interrate.

Ad ult. nescit respondere./:

Signis. I [MARKE] Johanes [MARKE, RH SIDE]


Primary sources



PROB 4/25944 Engrossed Inventories Exhibited from 1660. Private house in Budge Row, St Antholin's parish, London, and tobacconist's shop with sign of `The Black Swan & Tobacco Roll'. 06 July 1671