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1. To the thirteenth hee saith hee cannot depose.

2. To the 14th hee cannot depose.

3. To the 15th hee cannot depose.

4. T the 16th hee cannot depose saving as aforesaid.

5. To the 17th hee saith that the said James Bridgman Thomas
6. Preston and company owners of the said shipp were to have had and
7. received for freight of this said shipp the said voyage to the coast of
8. Guinneyx, thense to the East India's thenense to dantzike
9. shee was to have gonne from the East Indas ˹in case shee could goe the XXXht of the neester Islands by the last of August XXX next˺ and thense to London
10. the summe of thrree thousand pounds sterling or thereabouts,
11. and soe much the same would have amounted unto upon the
12. said shipps arivall in this port.

13. To the last hee saith that the said shipp the Lyon and Providence
14. and her tackle apparell and furniture with her provisions
15. on board her at the said time of their said surprizall and
16. seizure, were worth the summe of five and twenty hundred pounds sterling
17. in this deponents estimation:-


Repeated before doctor Godolphin.


The seaventh of March 1656.

22. Exámined upon the fore said allegation.

Rp. 4

Richard Maxwell of Crutched ffryeres London Merchant
aged 24 yeeres or thereabouts sworne and exámined

26. To the first article hee saith the producents James Bridgeman and
27. Thomas Preston and company were the time arlate the true and
28. lawfull owners and proprietors of the shipp the Lyon and Providence
29. arlate and for such commonly accounted.

30. To the second article hee saith and deposeth that baout thirteene
31. monethes since the said shipp was set out and proceeded from this
32. port of London on a voyage for the coast of Guiney, thense for the
33. parts of East India, and thense (in case shee could in her retourne
34. come to the height of the evester Islands betwixt Aprill and August now next comming) shee was to goe for Dantzicke and thense to come
35. for London, and all this on a trading voyage, and that the articulate
36. Alderman William Thomson and Maurice Thomson tooke an hundred
37. and fiftie tonnes of the said shipp to freight for the said voyage, and
38. did in this port uponn their tonnage lade a good quantitie of
39. Marchandize to the ful complamant of their said tonnage, consisting
40. in iron, Silesia linnens, sheets, knives and other commodities, to be
41. carried on the coast of Guiney and there to be sold and bartered away for
42. gold, and the said shipp arived (therewith at Cormantine where the
43. same were bartered away accordingly, which hee knoweth because hee
44. this deponent went their factor in the said shipp. And

45. To the third article hee saith and deposeth that the said voyage this
46. deponent factor aforesaid of the said Alderman and Maurice Thomson
47. did at Cormantine upon barter for the said exported XXXX goods, take
48. and receive aboard the said shipp to and for their XXXXX arrival
49. <margin value="Bottom right, under main body of text, as lead to next page">ninetie</margin>

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