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The 8th of February 1655.

The claim of ffrancis Lanson}
for his goods in the hare in the}

Exámined upon the allegation given on the
behalfe of the said Lauson the
25 of July 1655.

Rp .1.

Manoel Martinis Dormido, of London Merchant
aged 55 yeares or thereabouts sworne and exámined.

To the seaventh article of the said allegation (upon which alone hee is
by direction of the producent examined) hee saith and deposeth that
in the hee very well knoweth the producent ffrancis Lanson and
hath soe donne for theise sixteene yeeres last or thereabouts, and
saith that the said ffrancis is a Native of Amsterdam and sonne of
Julian Lanson a burger of Amsterdam, and was and is a subiect
of the Lords the States of the United Netherlands and for such commonly
accompted and reputed, and for the most part of the said space
hath dwelt in and bin an Inhabitant of Amsterdam with his said father.
The premisses hee deposeth to and knoweth to be true because
hee this deponent for fourteene or fifteene yeeres (ended about
August last was twelvemoneth, at which time hee came to dwell here
in London,) lived in Amsterdam, and there had commerce and
frequent conversation with the said Julian Lanson the father and alsoe
much acquaintance and conversation with the said producent sonne of the
said Julian. And for an Inhabitant of Amsterdam and subiect of
the said Lords the States, hee the said ffrancis Lanson was and
is commonly accompted and reputed. And otherwise hee cannot depose
saving the said ffrancis about two yeeres since made a voyage into Spaine as a factor
and to doe his owne marchandize.

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee is a Native of Antiquera in
Spaine, and otherwise negatively saving his foregoing deposition to which
hee referreth himselfe

To the second hee saith the said franses Lanson is a batchelour, and since
noe housekeeper, using to live in Amsterdam with his said father.

To the third and fourth hee cannot depose saving as aforesaid
for hee was not in the voyage nor knoweth ought thereof or of the
lading in question.

To the fifth hee hath not so deposed.

To the 6th hee cannot depose not being in the voyage nor knowing
ought of the bill interrogated.

To the 7 hee cannot depose.

To the 8th hee hath not soe deposed.

To the 9th hee saith that hee beleeveth verily that the goods claimed in
this cause by the said ffrancis Lanson doe really belong unto him and
not unto any other person whatsoever.

To the 10th negatively for his part and otherwise cannot answer.

To the 11th hee cannot answer.

To the 12th hee saith hee doth not knowe any one called Peter

de [?Gray]. And otherwise hee cannot answer

Repeated before Collonel Cork

Manuel Mnez Domedos [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]