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saith That upon or about the 21th day of January last past the said shipp being in
her Course from Ireland to dunkirke was Cast away and utterly perished in the
sea t or neere the Isle of Wight, this deponent then being in her as Merchant
ffactor or SupraCargo And further cannot depose/

To the second hee saith the said shipps Companie at the time of such her Casting
away consisted of the Master and nine Mariners and twelve passengers men
women and boyes, whereof two Mariners and 8. passengers were lost, and te
rest were saved, and saith That all the said ships Companie and passengers were
Irishmen saving two flemmings.

To the third hee saith the said shipp Thomas came from Waford upon the
Voiage wherewith shee was to touch at the downes, and to dliver some parrt
of her lading at dover, and thence to proceed for dunquirke there to make
her full dischardge./

To the fourthhee saith, the said shipps chief lading consisted, as hee now
remembreth, of about 150, Caskes of butter, eighty barrells of beefe,
thirtie Casks of porke, 7. Caskes of tallow, 10. hogsheads of salmon, 4. packs
of feathers, which were all laden by this rendent for the accompt of Mr
Thomas Prince Merchant of this Citie, and of William Suntley an English
Merchant and Mathew Everard Irish Merchant resident at dunquirke.
And saith by Vertue of his oath, That no frenchman or Subject of the french
king had any part or share of or in the Vessell or lading interrate./

To the 5th hee saith the shipp interrate is utterly perished, splitt in pieces and
rendred unserviceable without any possibility of reparation at all./

To the 6th hee saith, That the anchors belonging to the said shipp and her Cables
and part of her rigging and apparrell with two gunns and a murtherer
were recovered out of Sea and came to to the hands and possession of
Major Samuel Bull deputy Vice Admirall of that Island in whose
Custody they now remaine, as hee beleeveth, and saith this rendent did to his
then best ability assist in the preservation of the particulars predeposed.

To the 7th hee saith That all the papers and writings aboard the said shipp at the
time of such her casting away, expressing the propriety of shipp and gods
were cast away and perished with the said shipp and lading, save onely one
bill of lading which this deponent preserved in his letter Case, and hath since sent
over to the aforesaid Merchants at dunquirke.

To the 8th hee saith, That there were preserved from aboard the said shipp about
40. Caskes of butter marked with this marke [CLOVER LEAF MARKE] being for the said Owners accompt
besides severall parcells of loose butter, 6. caskes of tallow of the same marke
7. barrells of beefe of the same marke, 7. caskes ofporke of the same marke.
and about 27. Caskes of butter, and two barrells of beefe and one Caske of
porke and some feathers for the accompt of this rendent the said shipps Master and Companie
and marked with the severall markes which hee bniw exactly remembreth not, And
saith that all the Ownners thereof were and are Subjects of this Commonwealth
being English and Irish:-

To the 9th hee saith, that all the particulars saved and preserved as aforesaid
came to the possession and now remaine, as hee beleeveth in the hands or
custody of the said Major Samuel Bull in the Isle of Wight, And otherwise