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out of command, and had discourse with mr holding her master about
her lading, and then and there this deponent heard the said mr holding
speaking to the said mr whitly say, I intend to goe further in the
roade and neerer the lading place to morowe, or words to the same effect
to which the said mr whitly answered and said, noe, forbeare till further
order, because of the goods that are aboard and are to be delivered,
or in words to the same effect, and soe shortly goeing off the shipp
to goe ashore, hee the said whitly speaking to the said holding said
send your boate ashore betimes to morrowe morning, at which this deponent
was present and heard the same, and saith the said boate was next
morning early sent ashore accordingly, namely soe early, that the
said boate was ashore by six of the clock in the morning or neere
thereabouts. And otherwise hee deposeth not.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee answereth negatively.

To the second hee saith hee hath bin twice at Mallega, and
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the third hee saith that one of the butts was in the tackle of the
said shipp freindshipp at her side, and otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the fourth hee hath not soe deposed.

George Phillips [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin./.


The 26th of March 1656./

On the behalfe of the fore said Greene}
touching the Lilly.}


John Chaworth of London Marchant aged 33 yeeres
or thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first second and third Interrogatories and the bill of lading thereunto
annexted nowe showed unto him hee saith and deposeth that hee beleeveth
the said bill of lading to be true and reall and the contents thereof
to be had and donne in all things as therein is contained, in regard
that before the departure of the shipp the lilly interrogated from
Genoa the voyage in question Signor John ffrancsisco Ghorsi therein
mentioned (who is this deponents correspondent) wrote from Genoa unto him
this deponent residing in London of the lading of the goods mentioned in the said bill
aboard the said shipp for the account of the producent John Greene
and this deponent well knoweth that the said mr Greene gave
Commission to the said Ghorsi for the lading thereof for his the
said Ghorsis accompt, this deponent being from time to time
acquainted with the letters and advices passed betweene them to that
purpose, and using to interprete those of mr Ghorsi (which
were written in Italian) to the said mr Greene.


Repeated before Doctor Godolphin./.