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The 12th of december 1656.

Matson against Naylor.}
Cheeke. Suckley.}

Exámined upon the Libell given in this cause.

Rp. 1

Oliver Langdon of Wapping Wall deale Merchant
aged 38 yeeres or thereabouts sworne and exámined.

To the first article of the said libell hee saith and deposeth that
hee well knoweth the producent Elizabeth Matson and hath
soe donne for theise tenn yeares last or thereabouts, and saith that
shee for all the time arlate hath bin and is owner of the lighter
called the Ellen and Anne arlate (which hee alsoe well knoweth seeing her
from time to time imploy the said lighter, and this deponent
hath severall times bought ballast of her that was taken
up in the said lighter./

To the second and third articles of the said libell hee saith and deposeth
that on or about the tenth day of may last the shipp the Mary of
Ipswich arlate rode at anchor in the River of Thames over against
New Crane taking in of ballast in a fitting place where shipps
use to ride and take in ballast, and the fore said lighter the
Ellen and Anne lay moored unto the said shipp with labourers
aboard the said lighter heaving ballast out of her into the said
shipp, and while shee was soe doeing, there came the said day
(or thereabouts) in the day time, an Ipswich hoy or vessell
a certaine hoy (which was said and accounted to be belonging to one
Naylor of Barking) downe the river under saile, directly
towards the said shipp and lighter, whereupon (when shee came neere) some of
the company of the said shipp Mary and of the said lighter which
lay moored unto her, cried or called aloud out to the company of
the said hoy to lore (sic) their sailes, and keepe off, telling them
that otherwise they would split the said lighter, and severall
times repeated their crie and calling out to the said hoy, howbeit
hee saith the said hoyes company neglecting to take care therein,
the said hoy ran with her bough upon the said lighter, and broke and
of her side downe, (soe that the said side lay under water) and brake
her inward and outward workes, and crushed her in peeces, all
which hee knoweth for that this deponent was casual{l}y rowing
by in a wherry while the premisses happened, and him selfe seeing the said
hoy comming soe dangerously on towards the said lighter, called out to her company
to keepe off, and telling them that otherwise they would splitt
the said lighter, And otherwise hee cannot depose, not knowing
the name of the said hoy.

To the fourth article hee saith that the said lighter being soe
broke and her side under water, severall of the company
of the Mary leaped into the said lighter, and with their backs helped
to beare off and cleare away the said hoy, which if they had not