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the same and made Sant Lusea and arrived with the shipp
Pease at Nevis arlate on or about the sighteenth of
November 1657 And further to this article hee cannot depose/

To the 21th hee cannot depose./

To the 22th hee saith that by reason the shipp Pease missed the Island
of Barbadoes shee laye at Nevis in disposeing of her ffish and other
Commodities thither brought from November 1657 untill the twentieth of March
next following and after, and well remembreth that about the
beginning of the sayd moneth of March a Ketch came into Nevis
laden with ffish and other provisions whereof the arlate John Hollway
was Merchant or Supracargoe, And further to this article hee
cannot depose not being privie to what discourse passed betwixt
the sayd Hollway and the arlate Grove./

To the 23th hee saith hee cannot depose./

To the 24th hee saith that hee this deponent being Gunners
Mate as aforesayd and aboard and an eye witnesse thereof knoweth
that the arlate Thomas Grove did at Newfound land lade and put
aboard the Shipp Pease for his owne Account a good quantitie of trayne oyle
and laded and stowed the same in the Lazeretto over the Merchants
fish and that the sayd oyle did leake and runne out and lye upon
the deck and fell amongst the Merchants fish and much damnified
the same And that by reason that there was at Nevis a report that
the fish brought thither in the Pease was damnified by trayne oyle
the rest of the ffish which was not damnified thereby would
not there sell but at lowe rates, which much damnified the
sayd Luke Woods in the sale of his ffish there but what to value the
sayd dammage at hee knoweth not, which dammage hee saith
happened by the meanes aforesayd And further hee cannot depose/

To the 25th hee saith hee cannot depose/

To the 26th article hee saith that the arlate Luke Woods soe farr as
hee this deponent could and did observe was very carefull and
industrious in manageing the affayeres of the shipp Pease and
in the sale and disposall of her goods and Merchandizes and in buying
and reladeing her with others during the whole voyage in question
And saith hee verily beleeveth and is perswaded in his conscience
that had the arlate Thomas Grove used the like diligence in
performing his duty of Master of her and had not missed his
Port of the Barbados and bin obedient to the Commands of the
sayd Woods as Supercargo the sayd shipp might have dispatched
her voyage aforesayd fower or five moneths sooner than shee
did And further to this article hee cannot depose./

To the 27th and 28th hee saith that by reason the shipp Pease missed the
Barbados shee was longer in disposeing of her fish and other
ladeing at Nevis thatn otherwise hee beleeveth shee would have
bin and beleeveth that her fish by reason of the long lyeing soe
undisposed of was rotten and damnified more than otherwise
woould have bin and that the sayd Woods was therein damnified by