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The 16th of January 1658 English style/

Rp. 3

Thomas Capell of the parish of Saint Mary Matsellon
alias Whitechappell Cooper aged twenty two yeares
or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne and examined saith
and deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first article of the sayd Libell hee saith that hee this deponent
was in the yeare one thousand sixe hundred fifty sixe hyred by Mr Luke
Woods supracargoe of the shipp the Peace to goe Cooper of her for the voyage
in question and saith that at the tyme when this deponent was soe hyred the
arlate Thomas Grove was Master and Commander of the sayd shipp
and had the charge and government of her as Master during the whole
Voyage in question And for Master of her during the sayd voyage the sayd
Thomas Grove was commonly accompted master and was reputed to bee soe
made master of her by the arlate Vincent de Labarr and Thomas de Lavall
and by John Brewer and Edward Crispe Owners of the sayd shipp and
further to this arltice hee cannot depose/

To the 2 article of the sayd libell hee saith that the sayd shipp the Peace
being in the yeare 1656 fitted for the voyage in question fell downe from
London to Gravesend and thence departed in the sayd Moneth of March 1656 or
1657 English style bound for ffrance and thence to Newfound Land and
thence to the Barbados and thence back againe for London And further to this
article hee cannot depose not being privie to the agreement made betweene
the sayd Wood and Grove touching the three eighth parts of the sayd ship
Peace belonging the the arlate delabarr and delavall; but hath heard and beleeveth
that the sayd Wood did hyre the sayd three eighth parts of the sayd shipp of the
sayd Grove for a valuable consideration And further hee cannot depose,

To the 3 article hee saith that during the tyme predeposed of the arlate John
Brewer and Edward Crispe were commonly reputed the lawfull Owners and
proprietors of the other five eighth parts of the ship Peace and her tackle
and furniture, and did imploye the sayd five eighth parts for their owne
use and Adventure, and as hee beleeveth upon their owne charge And
hee saith that hee hath credibly heard and beleeveth that the sayd ?Brewer
and Crispe did in trust the sayd Luke Woods to goe supracargo of
the sayd shipp the sayd voyage as well for them and the mannagement of
their five eighth parts of the sayd shipp as for him selfe and the
mannagement of the other three eighth parts thereof which the sayd Woods
as hee hath heard and beleeveth hyred of the sayd Grove as aforesayd and
further hee cannot depose/

To the 4th hee saith that hee beleeveth that the arlate Luke Woods, was
to pay and beare and did in his owne behalfe pay and beare three eighth parts
of the Shipp Peace her victualls and provisions and of her Masters and
mariners wages of her during the voyage in question and did alsoe
as supracargo for the sayd Brewer and Crispe of their other five eighth
parts of the sayd shipp in their behalfe pay and beare the sayd other
five eighth partes of the sayd shipps victualls and provisions of the
master and Mariners wages during the sayd voyages And this deponent
knoweth that the sayd Luke Woods hyred the most of the Mariners that