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The 11th day of december 1654:-

Beale and Company against the shipp Expectation and}
Birdsey and others. Smith. Suckley.}

Examined upon the said Allegation and upon the
schedule remaining on the file 1651 annexed to a
premium decretum No: 311:-/


Josias Harrison of the parrish of Saint Michael
Crooked Lane London ffishmonger, aged 25. yeares
or thereabouts a Wittnesse sworne and examined./

To the first second and third articles of the said Allegation and to the schedule
aforesaid remaining upon the file and beginning thus Delivered the 6th
day of July 1648, for the use of the said shipp the Expectation by John
Cooke fishmonger as followeth, written in one sheete of paper and read
and perused by this Examinate at the time of his examination, hee saith
and deposeth, That in or about the moneths of June July August and September in the
yeare 1648. last past, the allate John Ramsey the Master and
Commander of the shipp the Expectation of London allate, came to the
shopp of the said John Cooke a fishmonger at the signe of the three
Pidgeons in Thames street, where this deponent then was and served as
an Apprentice, and then and there in this deponents presence and hearing
the said John Ramsey declared unto the said John Cooke, That hee then
stood in need of some provisions for his said shipp the Expectation then being bound upon a voyage to sea and
thereupon hee the said Ramsey agreed with this deponents said Master for and and
singular the Provisions of fish mentioned and expressed in the said
schedule for and at the severall rates and prices therein expressed, the said
fish and incident Charges for the Carrying thereof and otherwise amounting
to the summe of 30 li and 10 d sterling money. [#]

[#] Videlicet a half hundred of North Sea Codd the best at 5 li per C amounting to 2 li 10 s/ Three
hundred of new North Sea Codd dry at 5 li per C amounting to 15 li ffive hundred and a halfe
of stockfish at 44 s per Cent: amounting to 12 li 2 s for matts and porters and other
Charges about the conveying of the said provisions aboard the said shipp Expectation
amounting to 8 s 10 d making in all to the said summe of 30 li 10 d/

And saith That after such
agreement made, the said provisions of fish were by this deponent by his said
Master his order, delivered unto a Waterman, to be brought aboard the
said shipp Expectation then being in the River of Thames according to
the direction of the said John Ramsey the Master thereof, as they
accordingly were, And after the deliverey and sending aboard the said
provisions, the said Mr John Ramsey came to the shopp of the said John
Cooke, and there in the presence of this deponent acknowledged the said deby
of 30 li and 10 d due upon the accompt aforesaid Unto the said John Cooke,
and obliged himselfe and his said shipp for the due payment thereof,
The premisses this deponent knoweth being present at and assistant in the
premisses, and for that this deponent saw the said particular
provisions togeather with their severall pieces entred into the debt booke of his said
Master John Cooke, whereby this deponent hath very perfect and pertinent