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the said shipp the Thomas Bonadventure, and saith shee is an
English built shipp and had formerly 24 guns and was manned
with about 40 men, and saith it is unusuall, and hath alwaies
for this deponents time of trading bin accompted dishonourable
and noe cause of iust feare for an English shipp soe manned
and armed to forbeare her proceeding upon her voyage and alter
her designes, upon supposition that shee might meete with
Tripoli or ffrench men of warr, And otherwise hee
cannot depose.

To the 32th hee saith that by custome and common usage
of merchants noe factor can give direction for his principalls
businesse or order another man therein, out of the place where
the said factor usually resideth, and that noe Master of a
shipp is bound to take notice of any factors advise or direction
out of the place of such factors residence, except hee
produceth some speciall order of his principall, All which
hee knoweth for the reasons aforesaid. And otherwise hee
cannot depose.

To the 35th article hee saith and deposeth that in or about
the moneths of July or August 1653, the shipp the John
and Conrard arlate came from Genua and arived safe with
her lading in this port; ad saith that before such her arivall
this deponent had advice from his factor Residing at Ligorne
that George Norleigh arlate had there demannded the goods of
Alderman ffrederick and others laded aboard the Thomas
Bonadventure (which was then there) to be delivered unto him
by the said hughes, and [?then] the said hughes refused to make
deliverie of them to the said Norleigh. And otherwise hee
cannot depose.

To the 36th article hee saith and deposeth that in the shipp arlate the
Cotton woolls of Alderman ffrederick and company aforesaid might have
bin brought to London at and after the rate for freight of 7 li sterling per tonne, and
the galls at 5 li sterling per tonne, and saith that that was the
usuall freight for such commodities from Genua and Ligorne for London
the time arlate, which hee knoweth for the reasons aforesaid And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 37th hee saith that for six monethes space after the moneth
of ffebruary 1652 and even to the end of the yeare 1653
Cotton woolls were sold here in London some at 15 d some at 16 d
and some at 18 d or more per pound, and the usuall price of that
commoditie for all that time was fifteene pence at least
per pound, and after that rate Alderman ffrederick and others