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The claime of Manuel Derrickson}
of Hamborowe for his goods in the Hare}
in the ffeilds. (John keim master)}

The 12th of ffebruary 1655

Examined upon the allegation
annexed to the Commission.

Rp. 1

Daniel Mexia of London Merchant aged 33 years or thereabouts sworne and exámined.

To the sixth article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that hee hath
corresponded with the producent Manuell Derrickson as living at
hambrowe for theise thirteene yeeres last or thereabouts, and that for
about nine of the first yeares of that time this deponent living in Brazil corresponded
with the said Manuell living in hamborowe, and that about foure yeares
since this deponent comming from Brazil to hamborowe and fflushing
there for some space, hee sawe and there became personally acquainted
with the said Manuel and sawe and well knoweth that hee was and is
a burger or citizen of hamburgh and a subiect of that free State
where hee liveth and driveth a greate trade in merchandizes, and was
then a married man and kept house with his wife and familie there
And for a freeman and burger of hamborough and a subiect of that
free State, hee saith the said Manuell was for all the said thirteene
yeares, and is commonly accompted and reputed. And otherwise hee cannot

Upon the rest hee is not exámined by direction of the producent.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first and 2 hee saith hee is a native of Portugall, and that
for theise seaven yeares last hee hath lived In Brazill, Portugall
and Amsterdam saving some smale space that hee was at Hamborowe
and hath bin here in London about seaven or eight monethes. And
otherwise negatively, saving as aforesaid.

To the third and fourth hee saith that hee cannot depose thereto
not being in the voyage in question nor knowing ought thereof.

To the fifth hee hath not soe deposed.

To the 6th hee cannot depose.

To the 7th hee hath not soe deposed.

To the 8. 9. 10 and 11th hee cannot depose, not knowing ought of the
voyage or lading in question.

Daniel Messia [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.


The 12th of ffebruary 1655.

Piles and company against Andrewes}

Examined upon an allegation given in
on behalfe of the said Andrewes
the 18th of December 1655

Cheeke dt.

J. 2

See ij other in B12.

Thomas Sherwill of the parish of Saint Thomas
Apostle London Merchant aged 40 yeares or
thereabouts. sworne and exámined.




Thomas Sherwill


Primary sources



PROB 11/349/72 Will of Thomas Sherwill, Merchant of Shadwell, Middlesex 01 November 1675