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Maria of Copenhagen, the shipp the Lynworme of Tunsborough, the
shipp the Saint John of ffrederickstat, the shipp the Saint Olave of
Bergen Christian Johnson Master, the shipp the Hector taken by the
Adventure, and the shipp Justice of Copenhagen John Mathewes
Master. Ordered by his highnes the Lord Protector and the Councell
that the Commissioners for prize goods, of and hereby are empowered
and require forthwith to make sale of the sayd shipps before named, and
of the goods provisions and furniture thereunto belonging to the best
benefit and advantage of the State. [signed] Hen: Scobell Clerk
of the Councell] Did upon the seventh day of September 1655.
last past sell one of the says shipps mentioned in the sayd Order by the name
of the Lynworme of Tunsborough and furniture there unto belonging unto the foresayd John Digby of
London merchant for the summe of one hundred thirty three pounds
of currant money of England.



The 15th of March 1655.

Baucock against harris and Chambers}

Examined upon an allegation given
on the behalfe of the said Baucok the
7th instant.

Rp. .1.

William Peters of Blackwall in the County
of Middlesex Mariner aged 25 yeares or thereabouts.
Sworne and examined.

To the first article hee saith and deposeth that hee well
knoweth the arlate John harris and saith that hee the said harris
together with Laurence Chambers arlate were the time arlate
freighters or Imployers of the shipp the little George and for such
commonly accompted, which hee being then servant to Christofer
Mitchell her master, And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the second article hee saith and deposeth that within the said time
namely in or about January or ffebruary 1647 the arlate John harris
did hire and agree with the said Christofer Mitchell to goe and serve as
master of and in the said shipp the little George for a voyage with
her to be made from this port of London to severall places beyond the
Seas as Barbadas, Antega, the coast of Barbary and coast of
Spaine, and back againe for this Port of London, and saith that
the said Mitchell well deserved five pounds per moneth for his
service as master in the said shipp the said voyage, and soe much
hee had in a former voyage as being a common rate, and further
saith that the arlate Laurence Chambers was commonly reputed
partner of and with the said harris in the said imployment. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the third and 4th articles hee saith and deposeth that the said Christofer
Mitchell the said voyage within the time allegate had two servants
and apprentices namely this deponent and the arlate Christofer