Deposition of William Milles

PRO C24/269, Part 1, No. 68

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[11] Ruswell

W{illia}m Milles of the p{ar}ishe of St Clement w{i}th^\\out// Temple Barre London Taylor aged 48 yeares or therabout{es} sworne and examined the 15 day of Iune in the yeare aforesayd deposeth

3, 2, 1 That he very well knoweth the Compl{ainan}t and the def{endan}t, and did knowe W{illia}m Ruswell deceased the Compl{ainan}t{es} late husband for this ^\\dep{onen}t// was sometymes his servant, and he remembreth that the sayd W{illia}m Ruswell, beinge servant and Taylor vnto the def{endan}t, might in those dayes, and did very often take up divers thing{es} vpon Credite, as gold lace, silk{es}, lining{es}, and other [thing{es}] \\stuff{es}//, from tyme, to tyme to the vse of the def{endan}t and some of her servant{es}/, [but] of Mr Skynner, Mr Stone, Mr Legate, Mr Minars, and others / and that the def{endan}t was sayde to be very much in the sayd W{illia}m Ruswells debt for makinge of [very much] apparell for his lordshipp{es} owne vse, and for some of his servant{es}, and he hath often heard the sayd W{illia}m Ruswell complayne and greeve much that he could not gett the def{endan}t to satisfye him his debt, and that for want of the mony w{hi}ch the def{endan}t ought him, he was constrained to lett divers be vnpayed to whome he was indebted / but how much the debt was w{hi}ch the def{endan}t ought him he remembreth not nor more can say in this matter

(signed) W [perhaps more a mark than a signature]

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