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Sea as hereafter followeth, this deponent being as aforesaid Quartermaster of and
aboard the said ship during the voyage in question, and an Eye Wittnesse of
and well observing and knowing the premisses to be as is predeposed. And
further hee cannot depose./

To the 4th. 5. and 6th articles hee saith, That after the said 140. bundles or
thereabouts of Russia hides were so laden and received aboard the said shipp
shee departed therewith and with the rest of her lading from Archangell and
steered her Course towards this Port of London and in such her Course
by tempetuous weather was forced and strucke upon the sands of Colchester
where shee remained entire for some time being swallowed with the same
And after shee had so strucke, the said Robert Church, her Master caused
a hoy to come aboard her for the takeing out and preserving of her lading
and the said Master did unlade and cause to be unladen out of her an
putt aboard the said hoy the said 140. bundles of Russia hides which
were loose and the uppermost lading of the shipp as aforesaid, and were
for the accompt of the said John Thomas, and saith the said bundles of
hides were by that meanes stowed aboard the said hoy and preserved.
The premisses hee knoweth being as aforesaid Quartermaster of and aboard
the said shipp during the Voiage and at the disaster in question, and assisting
in the unlading of the said hides and stowing them in the said hoy, wherein
they were carried ashoare together with some other goods of the said
shipps lading. And further referring himselfe to the [?Commissioners] of this
Court hee sauth hee cannot depose, saving this deponent hath credibly hear
that the said bundles of hides are since brought to this Port of London
and are in the possession of the arlate Mr Thomas ffowell.

To the last hee saith his foregoeing depsosition is true,/

the marke of
Christopher X Oliver:/ [MARKE, RH SIDE]


The same day Examined upon the said Allegation:-/ [CENTRE HEADING]


Alexander Markom of Redriff in Surrey
Mariner aged 36. yeares or thereabouts a Wittnes sworne
amnd examined./

To the first second and third articles of the said Allegation hee saith, That
upon or about the 16th or 17th of the moneth of September last
past this deponent being and serving the shipp the John and
Ambrose of London (whereby Robert Church was Master) then
being at Archangell in Russia, and having there received nether the
greatest part of her lading, the said John Thomas then being in person
at Archangell did send aboard the said shipp John and Ambrose
140. bundles or thereabouts (as this deponent now remembreth the
number) of redd Russia hides, which were then and there received
laden and stowed in and aboard the said shipp by the direction of