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that the sayd hogsheads of copperis were to be laden aboard the sayd shipp
for Account of the sayd Tether to be transported to Roane and sayd they hee for
his part would take noe farther charge of them and soe went away and
left the sayd lighter and the twelve hogsheads of Copperas in it, by which
meanes the sayd shipps company did in the absense of the sayde master Richard
Bryan, and without his consent (so far as this deponent knoweth or beleeveth)
take the sayd twelve hogsheads of Copperis aboard the sayd shipp the premises hee deposeth being an eye and ear witness thereof and helpeing to take in the sayd 12. hogsheads aboard And further
to those articles saving his subsequent deposition hee cannot depose/

To the 3 article of the sayd allegation hee saith that hee being one of the Company
of the ship Julian and on board well knoweth that by reason of the sayd
lightermens forceing the sayd shipps Company in absence of the Master soe
to take the sayd twelve hogsheads of Copperis on board her shee being fully
laden before, the sayd shipp haveing receaved them on board at a lowe tyde hee
saith when the tyde came the sayd shippe being over laden with the weight thereof
could not nor did not floate, but was by meanes thereof over flowne by
the tyde and she and all her ladeing sunke in the Thames soe that nothing of her
appeared above water but her mast and a little of her sterne and the company
of her was forced to forsake the sayd shipp and saith that the sayd Bryan
and Company Owners of the sayd shipp and the other goods laden aboard her
have by the sayd being forced to take the 12. hogsheads of Copperis on
board in manner aforesayd, suffered losse and dammage in the other goods
laden aboard the sayd shipp to a considerable value but the summe hee
knoweth not, they having before the sayd Copperis was laden as much
other goods as they could conveniently carry in the sayd shipp And further
hee cannot depose/

To the 4th hee cannot depose/

To the 5th hee saith that of his knowledge being one of her company the
shipp the Julian when shee tooke the sayd 12 hogsheads of Coppers on board
her (shee being forced thereto by the lightermans leaving them as aforesayd)
was a tight strong and sufficient shipp and fitt to carry Merchants and
goods and well knoweth that the sayd shipps Company whereof this deponent
was one were carefull to looke to the sayd shipp and the pumpeing of her
and performing their duty in order to the preservation of the sayd shipp
and her ladeing and the deponent sounding the pump about four or
five howers before the sayd shipp sunke found her then tight and stanche
but the tyde afterwards encreaseing and shee not being able to floate
she was over flowed and the Company of her forced to forsake her
which was occasioned (as hee beleeveth) meerely by her being soe
overladen with the said Copperis And further to this article hee cannot

To the 6th hee saith that her being one of the sayd shipps company and
aboard knoweth that a Cooper came aboard the sayd shipp after shee
was recovered above water to looke after the sayd Copperis (sent as
hee beleeveth by the sayd Tether) and saith the sayd Cooper opened the
sayd hogsheads (the sayd Master being absent) and viewed them and took all
the sayd hogsheads and soe much of the the Copperis the sayd Master coming
aboard before hee tooke them away the Cooper showed him the sayd hogsheads
and how much was remayning of the Copperis that was in them and soe tooke
them from on board the sayd shipp And
further to this article he cannot depose/

To the 7th hee cannot depose/

To the 8th hee cannot depose/

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true/