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ship that the company were faine to spread weather sailes over the shipps
netting to windward to keepe the sprie of the sea out of the ship, and
used all other possible meanes to keepe the water out and to preserve
the goods from damage, all which notwithstanding the ship tooke in
much water by meanes of the said storme, soe that whatsoever damage
hath befallen any of her lading the said voyage the same came and
happened mearly by meanes of the storme, and not by any defect of
the ship or neglect in the master and company, or in any of them for
hee saith they all quit themselves like honest men, and dischardged
all duties of carefull mariners during all the [?terme] of the voyage,
which hee knoweth being one of her company as aforesaid. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

Repeated before doctor Clarke.



The 19th day of ffebruary .1654:- [CENTRE HEADING]

The Clayme of Luke Lucy Merchant of London}
for goods taken out of the ship the Peter of which}
Peter de la Solle was Master by Edward Payne}
Commander of the Vessell the Saint Ives Scout}
Suckley. Smith}

Examined upon an Allegation on the
behalf of the said Claymer/


Abraham Gaultier of
London Cashier to the said Luke
Lucy aged 34. yeares or thereabouts
a Witnesse sworne and examined saith and
deposeth as followeth videlicet/

To the first second and third Articles of the said Allegation hee saith
and deposeth, That in the yeare .1652/3 last past, the arlate
Luke Lucy was and at present ought to be the true and lawfull Owner
and Proprietor of three bales of Perpetuanas and two bales of
[?minnekin] bayes marked and numbred as in the margent, and

No. 20

for such the said Luke Lucy was and is esteemed, And saith That in or
about the beginning of the moneth of March 1652 English style
this deponent by the order and for the proper accompt of the
said Luke Lucy his Master payd the Customes due for the said
goods in this Port of London, the said Perpetuanas containing
threescore and one peeces all of broad perpetuanas, and the
said two bailes of minnekin bayes containing foure peeces of
black minnekin baies, And after the Custome for the said goods
being so payd, and the same entred as to be transported beyond sea
in the ship Charitie of Hamburgh from Portsmouth (shee being departed) the said
Luke Lucy gave order that the said Merchandize should there
bee shipped in and aboard the Shipp the Saint Peter allate by the
allate hugh Salisbury his Correspondent there to be carried
in the same to Saint Sebastians in Spaine, but the war or troubles then being
between the Commonwealth and Holland and ffrance, the