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teh said John Bushell had hired the ship the Greene
Lyon to freight att a monethly fraight att the rate of
130 li as this deponent remembreth of the arlate Marke Beayles
who was Master of the said ship And saith that the said John
Bushell in his said letters did allsoe signifie that the said shippe
was of the Burthen of 240 Tonns as the said Bayle had said
and affirmed unto him, for which said ship this deponent saith the
said Mr Bushell did allsoe in his said letters advise that hee
would provide a ffreight answerabley to her burthen at the
Westerne Islands to bee transported in the said ship to this
Port of London or Amsterdam. Et alr nescit deponere.

Ad 3um deponit et dicit that the said John Bushell in consideration
that the said ship the Greene Lyon was of the said burthen of 240
Tonnes as the said Beaple had affirmed unto him shee was [?XXX]
[?XXX] by his factors or Agents buy and provide as many chests
of Sugars and soe much Oade and other goods as would have ffraghted the said
ship accordingly att the Westerne Islands arlate, to bee brought
therein to this Port of London or Amsterdam, And (as the said
Mr Bushell by his letters did advise) did cause the said ship
the Greene Lyon to bee laden with parte thereof , which hee
likewise estimated were drie and good conditioned att the tyme
of theire said ladeing. Et alr nescit deponere.

Ad 4um deponit et dicit that the said Mr Bushell doeth by his
letters from Lisburne likewise declare that the shippe
the Greene Lyon was not of soe big a burthen as the said Mr Beaple
had tould him she was by att least 70. or 80. Tonnes soe that hee
was constrained to dispatch the said ship away with about 161 Tonns
of the said goods and noe more leaveing about 80ty Tonnes of
sugars and Oade and other Comodityes which were as aforesaid by
him provided, for the said ships fraight, and which were ready with
the rest to have bin laden abord the said ship in case shee could
have carryed the same. Et alr nescit deponere./

Ad 5um deponit that the said ship the Greene
Lyon brought home to this port of London the number or
quantity of 356 Chests .8. fetches
5. pipes and two hogsheads of Sugar, with 19. Bags of [?Ginger]
and fortie Tonnes of Oade, which in all doeth as hee saith amount
unto the number of 162. Tonnes or thereabouts, And saith
that 3. Chests of Sugar are usually accompted to a Tonne
and 21 C weight of Oade to a Tonne, according to which
rate the Tonnage of goods from the Westerne Islands arlate
are usually accompted by Merchants and others that Trade into
those parts. Et alr nescit deponere.

Ad 6um deponit that the usuall ffraight for a Tonne of goods from the
Westerne Islands arlate to this Port is 4 li 2 s 6 d according to the
rate this deponent saith hee doeth beleeve the said Marke Beaple
did receave for transportation of goods for severall Merchants