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to this deponent to dunquirke advised this deponent of the lading of a shipp
or Galliot of his the said Atkins his whereof John Thomas was master with herrings [from] leith aforesaid
for the port of dunquirke for the proper accompt of him the said Atkins,
and that as hee wrote the same should be or were by him consigned to this
deponent and ordered this deponent to sell them (if hee could) for his
the said producents accompt, if not, to sell them for ffrance for the same
accompt of the said Atkins. And further that afterwards in the said moneth
of October or of November last past or thereabouts the said Galliot
hoy the John (whereof John Thomas was master) came and arived with
her lading of 156 barrells of herrings at dunquirke consigned to this
deponent from the said producent from Leith who sent other letters with
her to this deponentconfirming his former orders for this deponent
to sell the same or send them for ffrance for his the said producents account.
and withall wrote that the vessell was his owne alsoe and advised this
deponent to be assistant to the master and furnish him with what meanes
hee had occasion to use as master of the said vessell whereas hee the said
Samuel Atkins was owner or to that effect; In order unto which directions
hee saith that hee this deponent tooke the said herrings out of the said
shipp into this deponents possession at dunquirke and sold one and twenty
barrells thereof there for the accompt of the said Atkins, and not finding
the market there good for the rest hee ships or reladed the said rest of
the said herrings soe brought from Leith aboard the said shipp, and sent the
same for Bourdeaux in ffrance and consigned them thither to three factors
there resident, this deponents correspondents, named or called Schulte,
Calendrine and Cruypening (acting in companie) with order to them
to sell the same there, and to make the retourne thereof in wines
and said them in the same shipp or
Galliot for Leith in Scotland and to consigne them thether to the said
Samuel Atkins. And further saith that hee this deponent at dunquirke
upon the accompt of the said Samuel Atkins as owner of the said Galliot
furnished the said master with moneys to buy small ropes and provisions other
necessaries which shee wanted and for payment of his men part of their
wages, And all theise things hee saith were and are most true, and
further that the said Atkins was and is commonly reputed owner of the said vessell [?and] furniture

To the third article hee saith and deposeth that after the premisses the
said shipp with the said rest of herrings arived at Bourdeaux where the
said Shult, Calandrine and Cruypening received them (as they hae
since written unto this deponent) and with the proceede thereof have
laden three and twenty tonnes and one hogshead of wine aboard the said
Galliot, and consigned the same to the said Atkins to leith according
to this deponents said order, and have drawne the cost thereof (above
the proceede of the said herring soe by them received) upon this deponent
and hee hath dischardged the same, and this deponent hath drawne
what is casting upon the whole accompt upon the said Atkins for whose
use and adventure the said wines (as hee saith) were
laden and doe goe, and hee was and is the reall Proprietor thereof