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To the 5th negatively.

To the Interrogatories 2°. loco.[CENTRE HEADING]

To the 6th. he saith he knoweth nothing thereof.

To the .7th he saith the differences betweene England and Spayne
and the sayd Embargo came to Teneriffe in the month of october 1655
last past. And otherwise he cannot answer saving that
after the sayd difference was knowne att the Canaries some English
shipps did arrive here and returned empty home, And this
deponent came from hence in a shipp whereof of Captaine Sanders
was Master which (her factors wanting effects to lade her) came
home empty.

To 8th he saith he is the brother of the said fferdinando Body, but
had noe part or share by way of property, Company or otherwise
in the goods in interrate nor was any way interested in this business
other than to assist in the dispatch of the sayd shipp Little Mary
att the Canaries in case she had come there. And otherwise or further
he cannot answer.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.

Edward Bod[?je] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day Examined upon the sayd allegation

Rp. 3us

Ralph Standish of London merchant aged 28 yeares
or thereabouts a witnes sworne and examined saith
and deposeth as followeth videlicet.

To the first second third fourth fifth and sixth and 7th articles of the said allegation
he saith that being att the Canaries within the tyme arlate he then
and there ćame to understand by and from one Mr Stephens, who
did busines there for the arlate fferdinando Body that he the
sayd Stephens did expect a certayne vessell there from Ireland
to come laden with herrings beefe and the like Irish goods
called the Little Mary Captaine dennis Commander, which he
believeth to be the shipp in question. And otherwise or
further he cannot depose, saving that about the end of October 1655 last year [#]

[#] as he now remembereth
the tyme there did arrive
att the Canaries a certayne
vessell from Ireland
whereof one Joy was
Captaine which Joy
did give out and say
that the vessell the
Little Mary (meaning
the vessell in question
as this deponent beleiveth)
was laden att Waxford
to come for the Canaries
before his departure from
Ireland or to that effect

To the 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. and 14th articles he saith he cannot depose, saving
that the said shipp being so expected arrived not att the Canaries
during the tyme he deposeth stayd there which was till January
last past.

To the fifteenth article he saith, That the common and ordinary rate of herrings
att the Canaries in September October November and December last past
was a ryall for ten herrings, and beefe was commonly sold for a
Ryall the double pound, and pipestaves from seventeene
pound ten shillings to twenty pound a thousand. And after this
rate the lading of the Little Mary (in case she had brought
thither such goods well conditioned) might have bene sold for which
he deposeth for that he was the tyme aforesayd att the Canaries
and well observed the price of such goods then and there to be
as aforesayd. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the sixteenth article hee saith, that such goods as are above