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To the third he sayeth That he this deponent hath discharged out of the
sayd shipp for his owne use since her returne into England from
the voyage in question fourtye six sticks of speckled wood, weighinge
as he guesseth about twentye hundred weighte, and seaventye three
sticks more of the same kinde of wood now remayninge in a warehouse
belonginge to or imployed by the wayters of the custome house,
and he had likewise one third of a tonne of wood laden in partnershipp
betwixte him and his precontestes William Bennett and Adam Loftis
and noe other goods excepte about twentye or thirtye weighte of Tobaccoe
which he broughte home in his Cabyn. Et alr nescit deponere/

To the fourth he sayeth that he doth not knowe or beleive that three
have bene any goods imbeazelled or conveyed out of the sayd shipp
by any one/




27th ffebruary 1637.

Michael Herringe of the parish of Saint Mary Woolchurch London
merchant sworne before the worshipfull William Sames doctor of Lawes Surrogate
to the right worshipfull Sir Henry Marten knighte judge of his Majestyes
High Court of the Admiralty and afterwards examined uppon
certayne Interrogatoryeryes concerninge the shipp the Kingefisher sayeth and
deposeth there unto as followeth videlicet./

To the first Interrogatorrye he saiyeth (to his now best remembrance) in
the moneth of August of September last past this deponent
meetinge with one of the servants of the arlate Mr Humfrey ffoxe
bidd him to tell his master, that he this deponent was about to make
a newe pollicye uppon the sayd shipp the Kingfisher of Plymouth
and that if he did underwrite that newe pollicye then he should
crosse out his name of the ould pollicye formerly underwritten by
him, because there was some what to be altered in the ould pollicye
which he this deponent conceaved to be more for the advantage of
the Assurer then of the assured or to that effecte./

To the second and third he sayeth, That after the premisses
this deponent meetinge with the sayd Mr Humfrey ffoxe
and William ffoze at their cominge to London, tould them as much
in effecte as he had formerlye tould the sayd Mr Humfrey ffoxe
his servant...