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The 20th of March .1654:-

Mr. Luke Lucy for his goods in the Peter seized by}
the Saint Ives Scout. Suckley. Smith}

Examined upon the said Allegation:-/


Rp. et [?X]2 [?privibus]

John Warner of Saint Olaves hartstreet in London
Cloath-worker aged 45. yeares or thereabouts a
Wittnesse sworne and examined saith as followeth

To the first and second articles of the said Allegation hee saith and deposeth, That
in or about the moneths of March Aprill May and June 1653. last past the
aralate Luke Lucy the producent in this Cause was and still ought to be and remaine
the true and lawfull Owner and Proprietor of three bales of perpetuanaes ell broad
containing in all threescore and one peeces of perpetuanaes and of two bailes of
ninetin bayes containeing foure peeces of blacke minikin bayes marked and
numbred as in the margent, And for the lawfull Owner and Proprietor of the


No. 20.

said goods the said Like Lucy was and is well knowne and generally reputed and
esteemed, The premisses hee well knoweth, for that hee this deponent was present,
when the said Luke Lucy bought the said perpetuanas of one Mris Co[?nme] a
widdow here in London at the rate of 45: s the peece first penny, they then
being white, and when the said producent bought the said bayes of one William
daniel a Clothier at the rate of 21: d for each flemmish ell, And for that
this deponent after the said perpetuanaes and baies were coloured packed up
and caused the same to be marked and numbred as aforesaid by order of the
said Luke Lucy, and this deponent entred the same with the colour and length
thereof into his memoriall booke for and as the goods of the said producents
And this deponent further saith, That the said goods being first designed by the
said producent to be transported from this port to Saint Sebastians, and the oportunity
failing, the said producent, (after the Customes here payd for the goods aforesaid
as this deponent hath Credibly heard and beleeveth) ordered this deponent to convey the
said goods into Southwarke, and to take order for their lading and carrying for
Portsmouth in ordeer to their transportation from thence for Saint Sebastians,
which this deponent accordingly performed, and the same were thither accordingly
sent upon the said producents accompt:- And further cannot depose:-/

To the third fourth and fifth articles of the said Allegation and schedule or bill of
Lading annexed hee saith hee cannot depose:-/

To the sixth hee saith, That considering the originall valew of the said goods when
they were first bought as aforesaid, and the charges of dying or colouring the
same, the Customes payd and charges of packing carrying to Portsmouth and
other charges incident hee verily beleeveth the same were really worth and did
stand the said producent in the summe of Two hundred twenty eight pounds
or thereabouts, And further cannot depose, saving hee beleeveth, That such
goods at that time by reason of the hostility at sea between the English
and dutch were very rare beyond Seas, and would if they had safely arrived at
their intended Port have yielded a very considerable benefitt to the producent

To the 7th hee referreth himselfe to the Acts and proceedings of this Court
And further cannot depose./

To the 8th article hee saith, That hee verily beleeveth, the said producent being a