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of London, and undertooke to pay and promised to pay the same of
five hundred and twenty Rix dollers in specie (accounting tenn stivers
to each shilling) for freight within tenn dayes after the arrivall of the
said goods at this port, and thereupon namely upon the said contract
hee saith there was an act or Instrument made and passed
at Berghen, and saith that the transactions annexed containeth the
true effect of the said act of affreightment, and is as hee beleeveth
a true translation thereof, and that the contents thereof were and
are true, and that at the time of the making or passing the originall
the said Edward Launder had a duplicate or copie thereof, and this
deponent another.

To the third hee saith that the shipp upon the said affreightment
received into her on Berghen such goods as the said Launder laded,
and brought the same (saving what perished by the way) to this port
and here arived in or about the moneth of March last and
here delivered the same to the arlate John Southwood and Edward Launder
such as hee and Southwood imployed to receive the same, which hee knoweth because
hee sawe the said goods laden, and came over therewith in the said shipp
and here had delivery thereof.

To the fourth hee saith that the said Edward Launder caused the
tarr (which was laden and transported in the said shipp) to be stowed
by a person of his owne appointing and imploying, and gave the
said person five Rex dollars for his care and paines in stoweing
the same according to the said Launners design, and saith that in
case and dammadge be happened to the said tarr through want of
good stowage, the same is happened without any fault of the
master or of any of the shipps company.

To the first hee saith that the said Edward Launder besides the
said act of affreightment and contrary to the expresse agreement
had and made betweene him and this deponent, caused a parcell
of fish to be laden therein aboard the said shipp, when as hee
had hired the said shipp and agreed to carry tarr, balkes (or beames)
and deales, refeffing himselfe to the said Notariall Act; and
saith a leakie shipp may carry tarr, deales and balkes
without dammage to them, but not fish, for that must or
ought to be put into a dry shipp, and further saith that the said
shipp was a drie and staunch shipp when shee came from
Berghen, and what ever dammage hath befallen the fish, hee
saith the same came and happened by meanes of stowing of and
tempestuous weather, which happened in the said shipps passage, which
hee knoweth coming over on her as aforesaid. And otherwise hee
cannot depose.

To the sixth hee saith that one Rex dollar is worth foure
shillings and eight pence sterling, as the usuall rate and valew,
and the said Southwood hath bin required to pay the freight arlate,
but there hath bin only an hundred and fiftie Rex dollers and
a halfe thereof paid, the rest being detained whereby, and
by the shipps lying here twelve weekes still and
idle by the said detention, and for victualls and otherwise the said
producents have suffered much dammage, [?yea] to the summ of a thousand
Rex dollers over and above the said remaining freight, besides her still daily
deteriorating. And otherwise hee cannot depose.