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said shipp thither, howbeit hee saith that when they came to the Streights
mouth they then by the diminution of the company by
the death of foure and thirtie of them and the sicknesse of many of the
rest [#] it was not possible (and soe hee verily conceiveth in his conscience

[#] and by the leakinesse of
which shee had met with
in her retourne, in soemuch
that her companies were
faine to plie the pump
ordinarily twelve twelve
houres in foure and twenty
and sometimes both night
and day.

to carry the said shipp to legorne without danger of losse of her and
of her said lading, and saith that if they had attempted to carry
the said shipp thither, the same and lading had bin in apparent
danger of being cast away or otherwise lost through the weaknesses
of her company and her leakinesse as aforesaid. And further deposeth that they never
had any order or direction whatsoever from the said Alderman Riccard
or other their Imployers or others contradicting or any wayes to alter
her said designe of going to Ligorne, but the commander and others
were very desirous to have gone thither and have performed their
said Commission, if it had bin possible for them to have donne it
as (by reason of the premisses) hee saith it was not

Thomas Newman [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The eleventh of June 1656.

Exámined upon an allegation
made in the acts the 14th
of May last.

Captaine John Lawson and Captaine}
howet and company against the shipp}
Julian (Allert Miler master}

Rp. .j.

Claude Gagnon of Melon in Bretagne
Masters mate of the said shipp the Saint
Julian, aged 25 yeares thereabouts sworne
and examined.

To the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that hee well knoweth
the allegate Albert Meller, the master of the said shipp
the Saint Julian and hath so donne for theise three yeeres last or
thereabouts, and thereby well knoweth that the said Meller for
all that time hath bin and is a subject of the king of ffrance
and an Inhabitant of Re[?couvranse] neere Brest, where hee hath his
wife and a childe and familie, this deponent having bin often there at
his house; and saith that about three yeeres since the said Albert served
the kings of ffrance in the Vice Admirall of ffrance (whereof hee was pilot)
in the River of Bourdeaux, against that towne then in revolt, and this
deponent hath often heard that hee served the said king long before in
his shipps of warr, but for his service in the river of Bourdeaux
this deponent well knoweth, hee this deponent being there alsoe in the same service
And hee verily beleeveth the said Meller hath all this goods and estate
at the said place of his the residence and dwelling at Re[?couvranse], and
otherwise hee cannot depose.



The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Exámined the foresaid allegation