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(whereunto hee referreth himselfe) the whole grosse weight of the Galls which
were delivered to the said George Norleigh for the accompt of the
said Alderman ffrederick and others, was
187981 pounds of Cyprus, of
which hee saith the tare of the Ropes and Canvas was and ought to
be eight Ligorne pounds and one third (or foure ounces ligorne) per
bagg for very bagg; which tare amounteth to 4075 pounds
ligorne, and that being deducted out of the aforesaud 187981
pounds, ligorne, the neate weight delivered to the said George
Norleigh appeares to be 183906 pounds ligorne neate, soe that
the said George hughes appeares to this deponent to have delivered
short of the galls aforesaid in Ligorne weight 8564 pounds ligorne
which make an amount to in English weight fiftie seaven hundred [?weight GUTTER]
one quarter and eleaven pounds. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 29th article hee saith and deposeth that the said George
hughes in the Thomas Bonadventure might by Gods blessinge
and in all probabilitie have come with as much safetie
from Cyprus to London in company with the dart or the
Affrican frigot arlate notwithstanding any men of warr of
Tripoli or any ffrench men of warr, as hee might in the
company of the shipp commanded by Captaine Badiley,
for hee saith the dart amd the African frigot albeit they
came severally, and each of them (as he taketh it) alone, yet
they came home hether in safetie, And soe did the shipp the
Imployment arlate which came in or about July or August 1652
and arived here in November next following or thereabouts.
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 30th article hee saith hee having bin abroad in the
straights as a marchant and comming and going for theise twenty
yeares last past, hee well knoweth that the
straights and mediteranean seas, and the seas about
Cyprus, and betwixt [?that] and England have for all that
time bin infested by Tripoli men of warr, and for theise five
or six yeares last by ffrench men of warr of greate strength,
by whom this deponent hath had much losse in those seas, and
that those seas have bin soe infested was and is publique
and notorious to and amongest marchants trading in and into
those parts. And otherwise referring himselfe to the
Charter partie arlate hee cannot depose.

To the 32th article hee saith hee hath seene and well knoweth