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On the behalfe of John Cole of London
Merchant touching the double
shallop the ffrancis Late of deep
but nowe of London

The 10th of Aprill 1654

John Cole of London Merchant
aged thirtie two yeares of thereabouts
sworne before the right wor:ll
William Clarke and John Godolphin
doctors of lawes Judges of the cort of the
Admiraltie of England, saith and deposeth
That the double shallup or frigat named the ffrancis late of
Deepe and nowe of this port of London of the burthen of thirteene
tonnes or thereabouts where of David Barre was and is master
was really and bona fide bought by John Samborne merchant
(having procuration from this deponent to that purpose) of the
master David Barre at Caen in Normandie on or about the
thirtieth day of March last past (newe stile) for the price and
summe of twelve hundred and twenty livres Tournois upon and for
the sole and proper accompt of hee this deponent
really and truely paid for the same with his effects
remayning in the said Sambornes hands
unto the said John Samborne upon accompt: and with the
truth and ?reallitie of the said buying of the said shipp may and doth
appeare in an Instrument or act Notarial thereupon made and ?passed
at XXXX the said tjhrtieth of may 1654. before XXXX Le ?Suour
and John Crestien Tabellious Royall there residing, w:ch
Instrument hee noe produceth and ?sheweth and with that the
contentes thereof were and are true w:ch hee knoweth for the XXXX XXX. And further that hee this deponent
was and is an Englishman and nowe XXX XXX Resident in this citie of London
and that hee this vessell is were an french vessell and belonging
to this his XXXX, and that hee thsi deponent the XXXX owner
thereof and of her tackle and furniture