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deposeth that the sayd shipp the Abraham having the sayd bedds and
other the goods and merchandizes aforesayd aboard her and being ready
tp proceed upon the sayd voyage was on or about the 22th day of
September last past in the River of Thames within the ebbing and
floweing of the Sea, and within the Jurisdiction of this Court bilged
upon an Anchor by meanes whereof the sayd shipp Abraham and her
lading were sunke in the sayd River, And saith that the sayd Anchor
did then lye without any buoy to it. And saith that the sayd shipp
and her lading lay under water in the sayd River three dayes or
thereabouts before she could be weighed upp againe, And the sayd
bedds and furniture thereto belonging were and are thereby dammaged
to the value of 6 s. 8 d a peice att the least one with another, amounting
in the whole to the summe or value of 100 li. sterling and for a lesse summe
of moneyes the dammage done to the sayd bedds and furniture cannot
be fully satisfyed and made good, which he knoweth being att the taking
up of the sayd beds and furniture out of the ater and saw and observed
the dammage done to them, and the sayd shipp bilged by an anchor
having not any buoy to it as aforesayd. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the sixth article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that the sayd
shipp the Abraham by her bilging as aforesayd was dammaged in her
rigging to the value of 4 li. sterling and in her hawsers which were
broke 5 li sterling. and in her hull and weighing upp with her lading
forty pounds sterling. and in her ropes lost and spoyled three pouns
sterling. and there were likewise expended in the necessary Charge
of Lighters the summe of .4 li. sterling. over and besides the charge of
warehouses and men to looke to the sayd goods, which he certainly
knoweth, and the dammage done to the sayd goods as is above sett forth./
the premisses he knoweth having seene the aforesayd dammages done
and suffered, and seene a good part of the sayd summes dispursed and
expended for the reparation thereof. And otherwise cannot depose

To the seventh article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that of the sight
of this deponent the aforesayd goods wares and merchandises laden
as aforesayd by the sayd William Melvill John [?Wadys] Richard Tomlyn
Walter fflint Walter Radcliffe and others as aforesayd were much
wett and suffered great dammage, but how much in certayne not
knoweing the qualityes and kinds of the sayd goods he cannot sett forth.
And otherwise cannot depose.

To the eighth and nynth articles of the sayd Allegation this deponent saith
that of the sight and knowledge of this deponent all the aforesayd
dammages and losses did happen and were occasioned by reason of
the bilging of the sayd shipp the Abraham upon the Anchor aforesayd
And saith of his like sight and certaine knowledge the sayd anchor
upon which the sayd shipp was bilged, was an Anchor of the aforesayd
shipp the Supply whereof the arlate [BLANK IN MANUSCRIPT] Oakes was and is master
and the sayd anchor did indeed belong to the sayd shipp, and was of
the sight of this deponent fastned to a Cable which did belong to the
sayd shipp the Supply and was of this deponents sight fastned thereto
And otherwise he cannot depose.