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To the second article hee saith and deposeth
that the arlate Edward Launder (whom this deponent well knoweth)
being at Berghen in Norway hired and tooke the said shipp to freight of
and from the arlate Peter Johnson (agent or deputie of the said widowe and
heires) to carry tarr, beames and deales from Berghen to this port of
London, which hee knoweth being then at Berghen and frequenting the
companie of the said Launder and Johnson
, And otherwise hee cannot depose, not
knowing the summe or particulars contracted for betweene them.

To the third hee saith that after and upon the said affreightment, the said
Launder laded or caused tarr, beames, deales and stockfish to
be laden at Berghen aboard the said shipp for this port of London, which
lading this deponent sawe and tooke notice of, and saith the said shipp
safely arived therewith, here in or about the moneth of March last
saving such of the tarr as leaked out by the way by stormes and Part of the fish spoiled and here delivered the same to the arlate
John Southwood, which hee knoweth because hee this deponent came
passenger in the said shipp from Norway, and sawe such delivery

To the 4th and fifth hee saith there was fish laden aboard the said shipp by the
said Launder amongst other goods as aforesaid, and saith that tarr,
deales and beames or balkes may well be transported in a leakie shipp
without any preiudice to them, but not fish and saith the said ship the Justice
was a tight and staunch shipp, when shee came from Berghen,
but in her course met with excessive stormie weather, which made
her seames yeeld, and made her leakie, and what dammadge
shee received in her fish or otherwise the said voyage, was by the said
stormie and stresse[?ie] weather, and not by any insufficiencie in the
shipp or neglect or default in the master or companie, who all
of them did their best to avoide any dammage, and to keep the
said fish from hurt. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the sixth hee saith that every Rex dollar is worth foure
shillings and eight pence sterling, at the usuall rate and price
which hee knoweth having longe frequented this part, and changed many
Rex dollars into Sterling money. And otherwise hee cannot depose,
saving the said shipp by the said Southwoods detaining and not
paying the freight for the said goods, hath laine here ever since, and
hee estimateth the dammadge of the producents by the said shipps
lying, and her deteriorating thereby, and for victualls and wages
to amount to eight hundred Rex dollars.

To the 7 and 8 hee referreth himselfe to the Registrie of this Court
and otherwise hee cannot depose saving as aforesaid.

[?Clements] dt.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee favoureth the parties and would give the
victory indifferently unto them, and otherwise negatively, saving as aforesaid.

To the second hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, and cannot
otherwise answer.