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The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

harris and others against Pursell and}
others aforesaid.}

Examined upon the foresaid allegation.

Rp. 2.

Thomas Awdley of Stepney in the County of Middlesex
Mariner, aged 32 yeeres or thereabouts, sworne and

To the first, second and third articles of the said allon hee saith and
deposeth that in or about the yeere 1650, hee this deponent
was present at Bilboa in the shipp the Phillip of London (whereof hee
was commander) with fish and traine oile which hee had brought from
Newfound land in the said shipp, and at Bilboa delivered the said fish
to Mr Joseph Throckmorton a Merchant there, and while this deponent
was soe at Bilboa hee sawe this precontest Edward Arlibeare there
in the shipp the Mathew and John arlate (whereof hee the said Arlibeare
was commander) with a cargo of fish; and sawe the
said Arlibeare alsoe delivered his said fish to the said Mr Throckmorton
and sawe part of it piled up in a lodge there (as they use to call the place
and saith that to this deponents best knowledge it was very good fish,
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories, [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first second third and fourth Interries hee saith that hee did not
see the lading of the fish in question, nor came in company of the Mathew
and John from Newfound land, nor knoweth ought of the rest of the contents
of the said Interrogatories, saving as aforesaid



The third of Aprill 1656.

Lord Protector against the shipp the}
Elizabeth of Plimouth, Christofer}
Rebous Master, and goods.}

Rowe dt.

William James of Plimouth in the County
of devon Mariner aged 45 yeares or thereabouts,
sworne and exámined.

To the first, second, third and fourth Interrogatories hee saith and deposeth
that hee hath well knowne the shipp the Elizabeth interrogated
for theise twelve yeares last, during all which space shee
hath belonged and doth belong to Plimouth, and was there built, and
saith that John Trenime Merchant, John downing Mariner and
Samuel Mansel all Englishmen and dwellers in Plimouth and
subiects of this Commonwealth, were and are her sole owners: and
saith that about three weekes since shee came from Plimouth bound for
this port, laden with six bales and two packs of peece goods belonging
to one Mr Thowoughgood (sic) and company Englishmen, Tynne, Raisins,
sugar and other goods belonging to Mr Moses Godier and other
English merchants, all which lading was taken in at Plimouth, and
that in her course for London comming betweene Beachie and ffarelei[?gh GUTTER]
shee was taken with her said lading by an Ostend man of warr, who
was carrying her for dunquirke, but about foure houres after the
said seizure, shee was met with and rescued by the Tyger frigot