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The 19th day of November 1653.

The Keepers of the Liberty of England by Authority of Parliament against a certaine shipp named the ffortune as is sayd}
of Stetin and the wheat and other goods}
taken and seized in her and against all et cetera}
Budd. Suckly}

Examined upon an allegation on behalfe of
the sayd Keepers et cetera and of the Commissioners for Prize goods


Richard Stapley of the parish of Saint Mary Maudlens
Southwark Barber Chyrurgeon and Corne Meter aged 56. yeares
or thereabouts a witnes sworne and examined deposeth
and saith as followeth. videlicet.

To the first second and third Articles of the sayd allegation This deponent
saith he cannot depose.

To the fourth fifth sixth and seventh articles of the sayd allegation This deponent
saith that he this deponent together with severall others and in particular
his Contests Henry Walter and John Nutshaw were imployed
about the moneth of July last by the Commissioners for prize goods
to and for the unlading of certaine wheat out of the arlate shipp
the ffortune of Stetin lyeing neere Limehouse dock in the River
of Thames. And saith that the sayd wheat was then of the sight
and certaine knowledge of this deponent in a very perishing condition
and being very white musty and unsavoury and excessive hott And
that after the topp thereof was removed to about the depth of one
foot or thereabouts the remainder thereof was by excessive heat
so hard baked together that it could not be removed with shovells
and ordinary instruments for that purpose, but this deponent and