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and was Masters Mate of her at her last being in the Barbados [?Interrate]
whense shee was bound on a voyage to this Port of London And saith
to this Interrogatorie hee cannot answere./

To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith for that hee was Masters Mate of and aboard the Ja[mes']
aforesayd at her last being at the Barbadoes hee well knoweth that in the Moneth
of September 1654 there were laden at the Barbados aboard the sayd shipp [?James]
for Accompt of the Interrogate henry Clarke William Clarke and ffrancis [XXXX]
these severall parcells of goods following videlicet for Accompt of [?the said]
henry Clarke and William Clarke seaven butts of Muscavadoes sugar [?and]
for Accompt of Henry Clarke one butt and one Punchion of sugar and for [XXXX]
of the sayd ffrancis Soane sixe butts one punchion and fower hogsheads of [?sugar]
and eight baggs of Cotton wooll every parcell marked with the severall [?markes]
and numbers now appeareing upon the severall bills of ladeing Interr[?ogate]
now shewed unto him, this hee the better knoweth for that hee helped to lade [?the]
sayd sugars and woolls, all which were to be thense transported to this Port of
London And saith hee did not see the Master of the sayd shipp firme bills of [?ladeing]
for them but saith that having perused the three bills of ladeing Interrogate, [?hee]
being well acquainted with the hand writeing of George Cobden the master of
the sayd shipp hee verily beleeveth all the sayd three bills to be signed with the
proper hand writing of the sayd George Cobden and that all things [XXXXXX]
in them are true And further to this Interrogatorie hee cannot answere./

To the third Interrogatorie hee saith for the reason aforesayd hee well knoweth that the sayd [?shipp]
sett sayle from Barbadoes with the sayd goods on board her intending to
steere her course directly for London and saith the sayd shipp being in [?her direct]
Course for London mett with stormy and tempestious weather at Sea [XXXX]
found her upon the Coast of Ireland and into the River of [XXXX XXX]
whether shee gott with much difficultie shee being very leakie [XXXXXX]
neere the shoare there shee And hee saith that by reason of the water and
receaved into her the sayd sugars and Cottons were soe damnified and [?saith]
that they were worth little or nothing and are lost to the owners of them [XXX]
was saved of them being not worth the rent of the Warehouse Roome [XX]
they were layd, And hee saith hee hath heard and beleeveth they are still in possession of Mr Cauldron The Treasurer of the Common=
wealth for the Cittie of Waterford And further to this Interrogatorie he
cannot answere./

Repeated before Colonell Cock./




Mr Cauldron

Treasurer of the Commonwealth in Waterford