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shipp Expectation and this deponent sayd 40 tonn of goods therein were a little
before the date of that letter (which bore date in July or August 1651) safely
arrived in the River of Thames. And otherwise he cannot depose saving
he saith It is thirty dayes and upwards since the Arrivall of the sayd shipp
in the River as aforesayd. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the .7.th he saith he knoweth not whether the sayd shipp the Expectation
hath bene sold or noe since her Arrivall in the port of London. But saith
that in case she be sold, she did as he beleiveth yeild more moneyes by
reason of the repaires done to her at Messina by Mr Beales moneyes as
aforesayd, for that he saith before her said repaire at Messina, she was
so rotten and out of Order that she was then of little worth, and could not
possibly without repaires have sayled from Messina to London and somuch
the sayd Thomas Newman did declare himselfe to this deponent att Messina
And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the .8.th he saith he referreth himselfe to the Acts and proceeding had
and made in this Court. And further he cannot depose.

To the .9.th he saith he knoweth not any of the parties arlate, And further
cannot depose.

To the last he saith his depositions are true, And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the Crosse Interries. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first he saith he hath noe relation to the interrate Edward Beale
nor ever had, and saith he cometh to be a witnes in this cause att the
Request of Mr Elrock a merchant of this Citty. And saith that the
sayd shipp Expectation was att Messina in Scicily in November December
January and ffebruary 1650 and lay neere the mould (sic) there being a
place where the Merchants of Messina usually walke and this deponent
upon occasion of walking there with others and seeing the sayd shipp
being an English vessell there lyeing, did severall tymes goe aboard
her both before she was repaired in the tyme of her repairing and allso
after she was repaired. And otherwise he cannot depose, saving that for a
moneth and upwards after repairing the sayd shipp lay within pistoll shott of the Rendants howse

To the second he saith that in the monethes of May June July August and
September 1650 or about that tyme the sayd shipp the Expectation was
in the service of the sayd Edward Beale, and he the sayd Edward Beale
did take the same to ffreight, and saith that before he so tooke to freight
and ymployed the sayd shipp, she was his debtor for reparies and fitting
out to sea in the summe of four hundred dollars or thereabouts, and
did serve him in the sayd monethes or some of them, the certayne space
of tyme he this deponent cannot sett forth, upon a voyage from Messina
to Constantinople, for the satisfaction of the sayd debt, And otherwise he
cannot depose, saving he came to know the premisses by the relation of the sayd Newman Ayres
and the sayd Producent Edward Beale att Messina in the sayd yeare 1650.

To the third he saith he was not present att the payment of the moneyes interrate
but hath credibly heard and verily believeth that the moneyes due for the
Mariners wages of the sayd shipp was payd in peices of 8. and that the
moneyes for repair of the shipp was payd by the Order of the sayd Newman
and Ayres to severall Brokers of Messina to whom the sayd Newman and
Ayres had given direction to furnish her with said necessaries as she
wanted, and beleiveth the sayd moneyes was payd to the sayd Brokers
in [?Oun?es] [?Tarues] and graines the ordinary Currant moneyes of Messina
and otherwise saving his foregoeing depositions he cannot depose.