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came to this issue videlicet, the said Mr Pett demanded the summe
of two hundred and eightie pounds to undertake and doe the said two
sheathings and finde all necessaries, materialls and workemanshipp thereby GUTTER
but the said Mr Maurice Tompson said hee on behalfe of himselfe and company would give him two hundred
and seaventie pounds therefore and noe more; And with all said unto him that
or to this effect, Mr Pett if you will undertake and doe it for two
hundred and seaventie pounds, goe to worke assoone as you will,
whereunto the said Mr Pett made noe answer, but went his wayes,
and fo within four dayes after fell upon that worke and went on and
finished the same, and saith having soe finished it, hee demanded
280li for the same and some odd money, to which Mr Tompson told him
that hee had promised him two hundred and seaventie pounds and noe
more and would give it him accordingly on behalfe of himselfe and
company, and hee and the rest of the owners did accordingly pay the same unto him, and the said Mr
Pett (by his servants) received the same, to which this deponent was
privie. And saith the said Mr Pett lived three yeares
after the said worke done, and the said money received and never
demanded any more, and further that the said shipp was graved
at his yard about two yeares after by him the said Mr Pett and
hee was paid for that worke of graving alone, and ˹soe farr as this deponent observed GUTTER˺ hee then never
demanded or made any mention of any old score or debt for the
as remay{ni}ng unpaid for the said two sheathings, which if true in had
bin ˹ought˺ due, hee would undoubtedly have donne. And
otherwise hee cannot depose. saving that besides the said graving
mr morrice Tompson hath paid Mr Pett severall other moneys upon
other accounts since the said sheathings soe donne and paid for
in all which time soe farr as this deponent could ever learne hee
the said Pett never demanded or pretended to have any money
due or unpaid with him for the said sheathings, having received
the said 270li, and likewise Mr Pett upon other accounts hath paid
moneys to mr Morris Tompson and never desired any deduction
in respect of any such debt due unto him.

Edward Thompson [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.


The twelveth of May 1656.

On the behalfe of the foresaid Meyenbergh}
touching alias Andrew and Christopher Muniez, touching}
goods embeazald out of the hare in the ffeild.}

Christofer Boone of London
Merchant, aged 38 yeeres or
thereabouts sworne and exámined.

Rp. 4.

To the first, second and third Interrogatories hee saith and deposeth that
after the seizure and bringing the shipp the hare in the ffeild into this
Commonwealth, Andrew and Christofer Munez of Amsterdam this deponents
correspondents sent over to London to this deponent to claime seaven
thirtie severall peeces and packs of goods for them as laden aboard the
said shipp to be transported to the barr of Cadiz or Saint lucar GUTTERs for the
account of Robert and henry Meyerbergh, whereas the said goods belonged GUTTER