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who came home master of her) for ten monethes and a halfe wages,
and this deponents wages for that tyme came to £16 and soe much he receaved
And hath not receaved any more in part of his wages for the sayd voyage either in
money or commodities but 32 s for a monethes wages when he was shipte
and £16 since the end of the sayd voyage as is aforesayd. Et aliter
nescit deponere.

Ad 2um nescit deponere aliter quam prius.



31st March 1637.

Pro navis the


Robert Craven of the parish of Saint Michaels in the Queerne London merchant aged
about 36 yeares sworne before the worshipfull William Sames doctor of lawes Surrogate
to the righte worshipfull Sir Henry Marten knighte Judge of his Majestyes high Court
of the Admiraltye and afterwards examined upon certayne Interrogatoryes ministred
on the behalfe of John Clarke and the rest of the company of the shipp the
Katherine of London sayeth and deposeth thereunto as followeth./

To the first Interrogatorye he sayeth That there were laden abord the sayd shipp
the Katherine at ffaro by him this deponent for his owne accompte, these
goods followeinge videlicet eightie five single tapetts of figgs six double
tapetts; sixtie eight basketts full of figgs, thirteene hundred fower
score and fower barrells of figgs blewe and white and raysons, one hundred
and twelve dozen and halfe of Corke, thirtye two pipes of oyle in ten pipes wherof Mr John Quesle merchant is interessed one hundred and
fourtye two dozen of brushes, and one hundred and foureteene dozen or therabouts if hande
basketts, all which goods did amounte unto in tonnage by weight to fiftye sixe tonnes
and a halfe or therabouts accompting twentye two hundred weighte to a
tonne and two pipes of oyle to a tonne, all which barrells of figgs and oyles were
marked as in the margent and numbred from one upwards to the whole
number, but for the particular weighte of the sayd goods he referreth himselfe to an
Invoyce remayninge in his owne custodye, which he is readye to produce at
all tymes, and that the sayd barrells of fruite cost at ffaro cleare
of all charges abord the sayd shipp severall prices videlicet from twentye seaven ryalls to fourtye
eight ryalls the small kintal, each kintall contayninge five score pounds weight
and the sayd tapetts and basketts of figgs cost abord cleare of
all charges six ryalls the arove, every arove contayninge thirtye two
pounds or therabouts, and the sayd oyles cost cleare abord ten pounds per pipe
or therabouts, and the sayd brushes cost 6 d per dozen, and the sayd Corke cost three
ryalls per dozen, and the hand basketts cost fower ryalls and a halfe per dozen/

To the second Interrogatories he sayeth that he hath receaved out of the sayd shipp all the goods before
mentioned excepte nyne barrells of figgs, fourtye seaven tapetts of figgs twentye
five dozen and a halfe of corke, fourteene dozen of hande basketts and one
hundred fourtye two dozen of brushes which were wantinge and not delivered
unto him as aforesayd did weigh at the tyme of their ladinge abord the sayd
shipp at ffaro nyne small kintalls and eightye fower pounds or therabouts
and the sayd goods cost at ffaro as before he hath deposed. Alsoe this deponent
sayeth that one of the butts of oyle aforesayd at the tyme of the delivery
therof was out end for end, and three butts more made but two filled up
and eightye three barrells of the sayd figgs had receaved wett abord the sayd
shipp, and by reason therof he this deponent lost in the sale of them of
the price which he sould themfor, if they had bene drye
as the rest were fourtye two pounds sterlinge.

To the third Interrogatorye he sayeth That he beleiveth that the damage aforesayd
which happened to the sayd goods by wett, came by the water in
the hould of the sayd shipp and by the negligence of the company for want of
pumping, and that the losses of the sayd pyles came by the negligence of the sayd
company for that they oughte to have pumped up and saved it in vessells as