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HCA 13/72 f.464r Annotate
First transcribed 4 October 2013  +
First transcriber Colin Greenstreet  +
Folio 464  +
Parent volume HCA 13/72  +
People <u>Mathew Travis</u>  +
Primary sources '''TNA''' <u>PROB</u> PROB 1'''TNA''' <u>PROB</u> PROB 11/325/120 Will of Robert Travis, Salter of Saint Giles without Cripplegate, City of London. 24 September 1667<br /> PROB 11/364/363 Will of John Travis, Salter of Saint Mary Aldermary, City of London. 20 November 1680<br /> PROB 11/368/390 Will of Mathew Treavis, Salter of London 02 December 1681Treavis, Salter of London 02 December 1681  +
Side Recto  +
Status Uploaded image; transcribed on 04/10/2013  +
Transcription bigg as foure of them used to be about twebigg as foure of them used to be about twelve or<br /> fourteene yeeres [?since]. The premisses hee deposeth for that<br /> hee this deponent hath for theise nine yeeres last [?as] a freeman dealt in<br /> and used the trade of Virginia and other tobaccoes, and hath<br /> receaved many hundreds hogsheads of tobacco brought thence<br /> in that space, and as free man and apprentice hee hath used<br /> and bin versed in that trade for theise seaventeene yeares last,<br /> And further hee cannot depose saving that hee saith hee is soe<br /> well acquainted with the dimension and [?bignes] of<br /> Virginia hogsheads that hee can well make estimate of<br /> the roome they will take in a shipp, and beleeveth that shipps<br /> which are bought and sold and commonly warranted for<br /> three hundred tuns, will not nor can conveniently take<br /> in or stowe above seaven hundred hogsheads of Virginia tobacco.<br /> And saving that Virginia caske being [?cheape], this deponent and others doe frequently<br /> [?pack] up out wards lading sent to to Virginia and other places in them, and have # [#] [XXXX] frequently<br /> [XXXX as three to] a tonne<br /> [XX ? nor more], the<br /> [XXXX] refusing to<br /> [XXX] more than three<br /> [XXXXX.] [LH MARGIN]<br /> James Jauncye [SIGNATURE, LH MARGIN] To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING] To the first hee saith hee was not in the voyage, and therefore<br /> hee answereth negatively. To the second and third hee saith that Virginia hogsheads are not<br /> commonly all of a size, but saith that three large hogsheads exceede<br /> a tonne and three mid [XXXXX] or size of hogsheads make or supplie the<br /> roome of a full tonne in storage, and saith that complaint being lately<br /> made by masters and owners of shipps to the Assembly at Virginia<br /> of the [XXXX] sustained by them of late yeares by the largenes of<br /> hogsheads made for tobaccoes, and of their taking too much room in<br /> their shipps the said Assembly as hee hath bin informed both by letters<br /> and otherwise have made an order to bring them to a lesse<br /> and a certaine [?gage]. And otherwise hee cannot answer saving as<br /> aforesaid. Repeated before doctor Godolphin. James Jauncye [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE] ***************************** The 9th of November 1658. Examined upon the foresaid allegation. '''4''' '''Mathew Travis''' of the parish of Saint John Evangelist<br /> London citizen and salter of London aged<br /> 50 yeeres or thereabouts sworne and examined. To the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that within and during<br /> theise five or six yeeres last past Virginia hogsheads wherein<br /> tobaccoes are usually imported have bin and commonly are much<br /> bigger than Virginia hogsheads for importing tobaccoe were for<br /> tenn yeares space or thereabouts next preceding the said five or six<br /> yeeres last, which hee knoweth for that for theise thirtie yeares<br /> lastfor theise thirtie yeares<br /> last  +
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