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carrying to Birke, the said Master was sent for and went to the said
Princes lodging in Birke, where hee as hee told this deponent besought the sayd Prince
to permitt him and his Company to goe downe and soe to save
their said shipp and goods, to which the said Prince (as hee said) answered
that hee would himselfe looke to the sayd shipp and lading and that hee
would give the sayd John Love the Master an Account thereof, or to
the like effect And Withall told the sayd Master and Company. that they must goe to Montreile, and accordingly hee sent them
thither with a guard of Souldiers, and kept them that garrison, for
the space of foure and twenty howers and upwards, in which time this deponent
sawe severall cart Loades of the sayd Lading of Oranges, and
Lemmons and Sumack, brought into
Montreil all drye and well conditioned and put into the sayd
Princes house in the sayd Towne, And saith that
after they had bin soe detained there the sayd Prince sent them
away with a passe and a Souldier to Bullen, and thence to Callice, to gett passage home place to place And lastly, hee saith that the sayd
shipps Lading at the time of the sayd coming ashore consisted
of two hundred and ffifty thousand (or thereabouts of Oranges
and Lemons, Eight baggs of Sumack, nineteene Elephants teeth
foure Chests and a halfe of Sugar, a Considerable parcell of
Linnen Cloth, Twenty Gammons of bacon two and ffortie
boxes of Sweetemeates; a parcell of Earthen Ware, two quarter
Caskes of wine; One Cabinet, and a parcell of curtaine
ffringe, and Lace. And saith the said Elephants teeth were (as this
deponent beleeveth( for the account of Nathaniell Townsend Merchant
(the true vallue whereof this deponent knoweth not) And that the sayd
sumack was (as hee hath heard) for the accompt of Roger Hatton
of London Merchant, And the Oranges and Lemons hee saith were for
the Accompt of Ro this deponents master Robert Turner, of
London Salter, and Company; And the sayd foure Chests and
a halfe of Sugar, and the sayd Linnen Cloth, and sixteene Gammons
of bacon, the sayd Sweetemeats, and fringe and Lace were (as
this deponent beleeveth and hath heard) for the accompt of the Master
John Love and Company; but the vallue of the goods (saving of the said oranges and lemmons which hee saith were worth betweene seaven and eight hundred pounds
cannot estimate, And otherwise he cannot depose, saving the ffrench
upon possessing themselves of the sayd shipp and lading, tooke and
detained all the bills of Lading, and all other writings of and belonging
to the sayd shipp:/: and saving that this deponent had oranges and lemmones