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Constant warwick, howbeit hee saith hee verily beleeveth that the
Prosperous being right before a fresh gale of winde, might have
come within rescue of her within halfe an houres space
or a little more after the time of her yeelding, which shee might have held out if
shee had not wanted shott and powder, and otherwise hee referreth
him selfe to his foregoing deposition.


Repeated before doctor Godolphin.


The 13th of June 1656.

Travers against Burridge and others.}
Baker. Smith.}

Examined upon an allegation given in
on the behalfe of the said Burridge
and company.

9.2.[?us] in A.18.

Rp. 1

Roger Paxton of Redriff in the County of Surrey
Mariner, aged 28 yeares or thereabouts sworne
and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet

To the first article hee saith that in the yeare and Moneths arlate the arlate Burridge
and Company were freighters of the shipp the Martin whereof this deponent
being the arlate Roger Paxton was Master for a voyage from this Port of
London to the Canaries and back againe And further saving his subsequent deposition
hee cannot depose/

To the 2 article of the sayd allegation hee saith that there being differences betwixt
England and Spaine at the tyme of the arrivall of the shipp the Martin aforsayd
at the Canarys, there there there was a generall reporte amongst Masters of English shipps and others, there
that noe English shipps were to be permitted to lade there without paying Indulto
money to the Governour of the sayd Islands And further to this hee cannot
depose. saving hee saith hee beleeveth the sayd Burridge or his Agents did pay.
to the Governour there Indulto money (but how much he knoweth not) for that this
deponents sayd shipp was permitted to take in wines there./

To the 3 article hee saith that the sayd Burridge did for his owne and his companyes
Account the voyage aforesayd lade wines aboard the sayd shipp the Martin, which
hee did (as this deponent beleeveth) after hee had paid Indulto money for
for liberty soe to doe And further to this article hee cannot depose/

To the 4th 5th 6th 7th and 8th articles of the sayd allegation hee saith and deposeth
that it is usuall among Merchants there at the Canarie Islands that when they send
goods in boates a board shipps rideing there they send a note with the sayd goods
expressing the Masters name and the shipps name aboard which the sayd goods are to be
laden, and this deponent having traded thither two or three voyages as Master of
a shipp hath receaved such noates from Merchants who sent goods aboard her And saith
that the voyage in question hee this deponent receaved a letter sent to this deponent
aboard his sayd shipp the Martin from the sayd Burridge expressing that hee the
sayd Burridge has sent tenn pipes of wine marked with the bunch of grapes videlicet the marke in the margent in a Spanish boate to be delivered


aboard this deponents shipp the Martin, and that they were by mistake delivered
aboard the John and Mary of London William Webber Master, and hereby ordered
him this deponent to goe and demande and the sayd tenn pipes of wine and lade them on
boarde his this deponents shipp the Martin, and this deponent in performance of which
his order did presently goe aboard the sayd shipp John and Mary of London and
demand of the sayd Webber (the next day after their being laded aboard his sayd shipp
the said tenn pipes of wyne for account of the sayd Burridge and company, and offer
him selfe ready to take them alonge with him this deponent in his boate in case the sayd