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Adam Loftus of Ratcliffe in the Countye of Middlesex Shipwright aged about
24 yeares sworne before the right worshipfull Sir Henry Marten knighte
Judge of his Majestyes high Court of the Admiraltye and afterwards examined uppon certayne Interrogatoryes ministred on the behalfe of James
Hopkinson and others sayeth and deposeth therunto as followeth videlicet/

To the first Interrogatorye he sayeth That he was Carpenter of the sayd
shipp the Amitye in the voyage in question, but knoweth not what fgoods
or merchandizes were laden abord her in the port of ondon outwards
but John Jayle the Boatswayne of the sayd shipp did or
should have kepte the accompte throf, and that he knoweth of noe part
or parcell of teh sayd goods lost imbeazelled or concealed from the
merchants and owners therof/


To the third he sayeth That he hath discharged out of the sayd shipp since
her returne into England from the voyage in question for his owne
use and accompte eight hundred weighte of cotton wooll or therabouts six hundred
weighte or therabouts of Tobaccoe, about seaventeene small sticks of
speckled wood (the weighte wherof he cannot expresse, but as he guesseth
they weighed about seaven or eight hundred weighte) and about sixteene
or seaventeene hundred weighte of the like speckled wood which was
for the ioynte accompte in thirds of this examinate and his contests
William Bennett and John Jayle, but noe other goods, but
the quantityes or kinds of the goods had received or
disposed of out of the sayd shipp by any other ofthe company he
cannot expresse./

To the fourth he cannott depose./



dro die/

John Younge of Shadwell in the Countye of Middlesex mariner aged 0 yeares
sworne and examined as aforesayd/

To the first he sayeth That he was one of the quarter masters of the sayd shipp
the Amitye in the voyage in question, and that there were laden abord her
in the porte of London certayne packs goods and some barrells of wyne and
stronge waters and other goods the particulars or quantityes wherof he cannott


To the third he sayeth That there were discharged and delivered out of the
sayd shipp since her returne into England from the voyage in question
fourtye five hundred weighte or therabouts of spotted woods, and about five