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being formerly an intimate acquaintance of the sayd deceased and
knowing that the deceased had an interest in the proceeds of the sayd
tobaccoes did after the arrivall of the sayd shipp the Eve in this port
of London from the voyage in question goe to the sayd Gyles
Travers and desyre to knowe of him what goods were brought [?thence]
n the Eve as the proceeds of the sayd Tobaccoes, and the sayd Travers
then told this deponent that the foresayd Abraham Lee had invested
the sayd Tobaccoes into Spanish wines and fruites, and that there was
returned in the sayd shipp as the proceeds of the sayd tobaccoe one
hundred fifty sixe butts of wines and one hundred barrells of
[?Accus] Raisens and shewed this deponent a bill of ladeing for
the sayd goods made only in the name of him the sayd Travers
but declared to this deponent that the sayd Robert Barker had
a quarter part of the sayd wine and fruites did belong to the sayd
Robert Barker as the proceeds of his quarter part of the sayd
Cargoe of tobaccoe and that there was some reckonings betwixt
him and the sayd Rober Barker deceased which if the sayd
deceaseds Executors would cleere hee the sayd Travers woulde
bee ready to deliver unto them a quarter part of the sayd wines
and fruites as due to the sayd Barker And further to
these articles hee cannot depose./

To the 4th hee saith hee knoweth that the arlate Robert Barker deceased
did make his will in writing in his life tyme and thereof made
the arlate Sir John Barker his Executor, for that the sayd will was
by the sayd Robert in his life tyme committed to the trust and
keeping of this deponent,and hee beleeveth the sayd Sir John Barker
hath since proved the same And further hee cannot depose/

To the 5th. hee cannot depose saving his foregoing deposition/

To the 6th hee saith his foregoing deposition is true./

To the Interrogatories/ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith his this deponents wife is Cousin German
by the halfe blood to the producent soe that by that meanes
hee this deponent is by marriage allyed to the producent, and saith
hee favoureth both parties litigant alike, they being both his loving
friends and acquaintance, but desyreth right may prevaile in this case
hee having noe manner of interest therein./

To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith hee hath heard and beleeveth that at the tyme of
the first ladeing the sayd Tobaccoes on board the Eve that the Interrogate
Robert Barker had then noe interest therein, but afterwards contracted
with the sayd Travers for a quarter part thereof as both the sayd Travers
and Barker have declared severall tymes to this deponent, And further
saving his foregoing deposition hee cannot answere./