HCA 13/124 f.30r Annotate

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and seizures in ffrance, which otherwise
would have been laid uppon them in case
they had gone in this rendents, and Mr
Showers owne name whereas in truth
all and singular the goods aforesaid
claimed by the arlate William Showers
and this rendent were really and bona fide
the proper goods of this rendent, and the
arlate William Showers, and were
sent and carried on board the said
shippe the Reserve by the arlate Mr
Showers or by his order or direction
as in this article is alleaged, which he
accepteth of soe farr forth as the said
article maketh for him, and the premisses
by him confessed he hath acknowledged,
and otherwise he doth not beleeve the
said article to bee true in any parte

To the third pretensed position this rendent
answereth that he doth not beleeve the
said pretensed position to bee true in any
parte saveinge this rendent beleeveth
that he havinge lived and resided in ffrance
hath by that meanes some acquaintance
with french merchants resident there
for whom this rendent hath receaved
and sould some goods but this rendent
doth by virtue of his oath declare that
the goods claimed by this rendent and the
said Mr Showers were really bought and
provided by them with their owne monies and
for their owne accpmpts, and not by any effects