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And those Interrogatories brought in after/
John [?XXXX] was repeated/

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee was masters mate of the shipp Interrogated the voyage
Interrogated And further cannot answere./

To the second Interrogatorie hee saith hee well knoweth that while the open
lighter Interrogated laye by the side of the shipp Smirna ffactor there came
a cloase lighter to lade fine goods on board the sayd shipp and then ready to be
delivered, but by whose order hee knoweth not nor hath heard And
further hee cannot for his part answere otherwise then negatively not knowing
nor having heard of any such order as is Interrogate./

To the third Interrogatorie hee answereth that when the cloase lyghter Interrogate
came downe to the sayd shipp the open lighter laye by the side of the sayd
shipp and had taken in some ladeing but how much sheehad then taken in hee
remembreth not, and saith upon the arrivall of the sayd close lighter
the sayd open lighter was put a little abafte but continued still by the sayd
shipps side and the sayd cloase lighter lay alsoe on the same side of the shipp
and further hee cannot answere saving his foregoeing deposition not now remembring whether any goods were
laded into the open lighter after the arrivall of the cloase lighter or not nor
whether the company of the sayd shipp did presently goe on to lade the sayd cloase
lighter or not.

To the 4th saving his foregoeing deposition to the allegation and precedent Interrogatories
hee answereth negatively./

To the 5th hee cannot answeare in regarde hee tooke noe notice of her the sayd
open lighters strength or staunchnesse before the ladeing controverted was put into her
it not being a thing usuall for the company of a shipp to take notice of
the staunchnesse of the lighters, it being a care proper to the owners and mannagers
of them./
Repeated in Court before the three Judges/

Thomas Holgrave [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 13th of March 1654. [CENTRE HEADING]

The Lord Protector against Brewer}

Examined upon the foresaid


Mathew Barker of the parish of Saint
Michael Woodstreet London gentleman, aged
54 yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first article hee saith hee hath perused the booke
of Statutes touching the matter in question, namely the Gage of
sweete oiles, and findeth that there is a Statute made in the 18th
yeare of henry the 6 [?XXX] .17. whereby it is enacted that every
tonne of oule and honey should containe 252 gallons, and
that whosoever should sell at a lesse measure should forfait the
valew of the goods to the kinge, with
other clauses mentioned in the said statute, to which hee this deponent
referreth himselfe. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the fourth article hee saith there was 15th of July last
an action of the case upon an [?Assurance] for oiles brought in
the Sheriffs Court at Guildhall London by Peter Thoroughgood