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would himselfe looke to the said shipp and lading and give this deponent
an account thereof, or to that effect, but withall said that this deponent
and company must goe to Moutreil, and accordingly thither hee went this
deponent and company with a guard, of souldiers, and kept them
there in that garrison for the space of foure and twenty houres, in which time this
deponent sawe severall cart loades of his lading of oranges and lemmons
and sumack and some linnen cloth brought
into Montreil, all drie and well conditioned and put into the said P[XXXX] house in the said towne And saith further that
after they had bin so detained there, the said P[XXX] sent them away
with a passe and a souldier to Bull[?a]n, and thence to Callice to get
passage thence. And lastly that the said shipps lading at the time of her said comming ashore constituted of
two hundred and fiftie thousand (or thereabouts) of oranges and lemmons,
eight baggs of sumack, nineteene Eliphants teeth, foure chests and
a halfe of sugar, two thousand and odd hundred ells of linnen cloth,
twenty gammons of bacion, fourtie two boxes of sweet meates,
a parcell of earthen ware, two quarter [XXkes] of wine, one cabinet
and a parcell of curtaine fringe and lace: And saith the said Eliphants
were worth one hundred pounds sterling of thereabouts,
said Sumack worth seaventie pounds or thereabouts, and that the said
Sumack was were laden for the accompt of Roger hatten of this citie
merchant, the oranges and lemmons (the valew whereof hee cannot
estimate) were for account of Robert Turner of London, Salter,
and company, But for the said foure chests and halfe of sugar
the said linnen cloth, the said sweet meates, and [XXXXX] gammons of bacon, and
the earthen ware, and fringe and lace hee saith the same were belonging
to this deponent and company and were worth all together
with this deponents clothes and Instruments (that were lost by the
said seizure of the ffrench) three hundred and twentie pounds
sterling. And otherwise cannot depose, saving the french upon possessing

[GUTTER XXXX] of the said ship
[GUTTER XXXXX], tooke and kept away [LH MARGIN]

all the bills of lading and other writings of the said ship

To the last hee saith that Mr Thomas Broderick, William Scut
and Robert Turner and John Parker of London were owners of
the said vessell tackle, apparell and furniture, whereof one of
the said ffrennch that possessing themselves of her were worth
the skinns of two hundred and twenty pounds sterling: which said shipp
tackle and furniture, and all the foresaid lading of goods, were and
are wholly lost to the said owner thereof by the said two seizure by
the ffrench

Repeated before Collonel Cock./::



The same day

Cheeke dt.


William Childe of the parish of Saint Mary at Hill
London Salter, aged 2[?1] yeeres or thereabouts Sworne
as aforesayd./

To the first hee saith hee well knewe and was Sopra Cargo, of the shipp
the Elizabeth in her late voyage from London for Porto Port, and
thence bound back for this Port of London In which her retourne from
Porto Port aforesayd namely in the moneth of August last past, hee
saith shee mett with very fowle and tempestious weather and was