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interline the sayd words in the presence of this Rendent who immediately thereupon
reade the sayd interlineation. And this deponent did heare the said Cutting
particularly mention the sayd Bever, for the sayd Hubbert being earnest to
gett the sayd Bever att a lower freight, Cutting replyed that he would have
four pounds per tonn for the barrell of bever, or in words to that effect.
and then the sayd interlineation was made, And the Bills of lading being
signed. Cutting used those or the like words, Mr Hubbert you must pay me
two shillings primage and average for your goods. And lastly saith that
the sayd Cutting did not reade the sayd bills of lading aloud so as to be heard
by this deponent, but did peruse them to himselfe. And further he
cannot answer, saving that the sayd Hubbert payd the primage and average
in this Rendents presence as aforesayd.

To the 6th negatively for his part.

To the 7th he answereth negatively. onely saith that so long as he attendeth
here upon this production and examination, his charges of dyet and lodging
are borne by the party productent. And otherwise he cannot depose or

Spring ffeild [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day Examined upon the sayd allegation

Rp. 2.

Mary Springfeild of Billerica in the County of Essex the
wife of Emanuel Springfeild her preContest in this cause
aged nynteene yeares or thereabouts a witness sworne
and examined saith as followeth. videlicet.

To the first article of the sayd allon she saith that the arlate shipp John
Adventure John Cutting Master departed from Boston in New=England
bound for this port of London in the month of december last past
And the arlate Hubbert came as a Passenger in the sayd shipp the
sayd voyage and had a barrell of bever and some other goods on
board as she beleiveth for the Reasons hereafter sett forth. And
she this deponent together with her sayd precontest, came as a Passenger
upon the sayd the voyage aforesayd./ And otherwise she cannot

To the second article of the sayd allegation and billof lading therein mentoned
and now shewne her she saith. That after the sayd shipp arrived upon
the English Coast here neere to B[?e]rchington, the sayd John Cutting
did in the presence of this deponent and her sayd husband, and likewise of
the sayd Hubbert, signe three bills of lading of one tenour for
a barrell of bever and other goods in the sayd bills mentioned being
tendred or offered to him by the sayd Hubbart, and the sayd bill of lading
now shewne her was and is one of the sayd three bills which shee saw
signed as aforesayd. And saith that the sayd Cutting did looke over the
sayd bills before he signed them, and refused so to signe them till the
words arlate videlicet. [the Bever fower pounds per tonne] were inter=
lined in all the sayd bills, as the same appeare now interlined in the bill
now shewne her. And this deponent saw the sayd Hubbert of upon
the demand of the sayd Cutting pay unto him the sayd Cutting two
shillings for primage and average, which the sayd Cutting received
for the sayd Hubbarts goods, which she beleiveth were really laden
according to the sayd bills of lading. And otherwise she cannot