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To the .3. he saith that he was sworne att ffoy and examined in
the English tongue which he very little understands or speakes
and the Commissioners and Notary, that did examined him did not
nor could speak ffrench so farr as he heard or beleiveth which
was and is his native language and the language spoken in Jersey
and saith he did refuse to sett his hand to his sayd examinatin
which a notary did write, not because he did understand that
any part thereof was contrary to his mind or truth, but because
he did not att all understand what was so writt downe having
never heard the same read to him, but saith that in case any
thing there be contrary to what in this his deposition is now
declared the same so farr as it is contrary is contrary to his
mynd and to the truth of the fact in this Cause


Repeated in Court}
before the Judges}.


The seventh day of March 1653 [CENTRE HEADING]

The Clayme of James Pinquett}
merchant of Antwerpe for}
thirteene bales of linnen}
marked and numbred as in the}
margent taken out of a shipp}
called the Nightingale whereof}
Hendrick Glashogen was master}
by Captaine Badiley in the immediat}
service of this Commonwealth. Smith. Bud.}

Smith dt.

ffrancisco Boesdonck of Antwerpe
merchant aged 21 yeares or thereabouts
a witnes sworne and examined deposeth and
saith as followeth videlicet.

To the first article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that the arlate James
Pinquet whom he hath well knowne for theis six yeares and upwards
was and is by common repute a fflandrian borne and for theis 6
yeares last past hath bene and now is an Inhabitant of
Antwerpe where he hath his wife and family att this present and
so hath had for theis six yeare last past of the certaine knowledge
of this deponent, who hath bene for all the sayd tyme his booke holder
and so is att this present, and thereby knoweth that he the sayd James Pincquet
for theis six yeares past hath driven a Constant trade from Roan
to Cadiz in Spaine with linnen Cloth and hath had and still hath his
factors and agents in Roane and Cadiz and hath within the sayd tyme
sent and remitted severall good quantityes of money and ordered bills of
exchange to Roane for the buying of linnen there and sending
the same to Cadiz from thence for and upon his owne accompt
And further he cannot depose.

To the second third and fourth articles of the sayd allegation This deponent
saith that in the monethes of August September October November
December January ffebruary and March 1652. and allso in March and
April 1653 last past the arlate James Pinquet was Owner and Proprietor
of 132 baeles of linnen of severall sorts and numbers marked as in the
margent, and that within and for and during all the sayd monethes
the arlate Jaques ffermanel of Roan was and att present is the
factor and Agent of the sayd James Pinquet, and that about the
sayd month of July 1652 the sayd James Pinquet did give order to the sayd
ffermanel to buy and provide for him the sayd Pinquet a large