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To the 3 hee cannot answere knowing nothing nor having heard any thing to
the effect Interrogate./

To the 4th hee saith hee was on board the Julian after the ladeing the sayd twelve
hogsheads of Copperis on board her, hee this deponent being imployed as
aforesayd to fetch the casks and the Copperis remayning as aforesayd of the
12 hogsheads./

To the 5th hee cannot answere knowing nothing nor having heard anything [?of]
the matters interrogate.

To the 6th hee saith hee beleeveth that every hogshead of the sayd twelve
of Copperis when this deponent as aforesayd scooped them up, and sawe them put [?a]
board a lighter to be carried a board the sayd shipp was worth about forty
shillings sterling a hogshead, And further hee cannot answere/

To the 7th saving his foregoing deposition hee cannot answere/

To the 8th hee saith hee never used the ffrench trade nor knoweth what the
freight of a hogshead of copperis carried from England to ffrance is/

To the 9th hee answereth negatively./

To the 10th negatively./

To the 11th hee saith hee hath satisfied the contents thereof before so farr as
hee can./



The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined on the sayd allegation/

Rp. 2

James Burton of London Merchant aged 55 yeares or
thereabouts a wittnes sworne and examined saith and deposeth
as followeth videlicet./

To the first second third 4th 5th and 6th articles of the sayd allegation
hee saith that in the yeare 1653 and after such tyme as the Copperis in
question was damnified this deponent and the arlate Anthony [?Tether]
and Richard Bryan being togeather upon the Exchange London in Exchange
tyme, there passed word betwixt the sayd Tether and Bryan to [?which]
certayne copperis laden aboard the Julian arlate and there damnified by the
sayd shipps sinkeing therewith to this or the like effect following videlicet, [XXX]
Byran speaking to the sayd Tether touching the Copperis soe laden on board
the sayd shipp and damnified sayd you knowe Mr Tether that I did forwarne GUTTER
you that you should not bring the Copperis nor put it on board (meaning as this deponent beleeveth the
Copperis in question) whereto the sayd Tether answered and sayd it is true that
you did forewarne mee and denye mee to lade on board the sayd ship [XXXX]
and twenty hogsheads of Copperis, but what further discourse happened
or passed between the sayd Tether and Bryan touching the sayd Copperis hee
doth not now remember And further to these articles hee cannot depose.

To the 7th hee saith hee being a Merchant knoweth that it is usual
Merchants and Masters of shipps agree about transportation of any goods
one port to an other and settle the freight, and the Master receive the goods and
that in such case the Master is only to deliver the sayd goods at the d[XXX]
port safe and well conditioned (the dangers of the seas excepted) And further
hee cannot depose/