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steeve Cotton woolls, to stay two or three dayes is fitting and making
saith her steeving geare and otherwise before shee begin to lade and
steeve,and often times some of the steeving geare or matenialls
are broken with the working and force used in steeving, soe as
sometimes they are hindred in there worke and delayed. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 13th hee saith hee saith that Gaulls at Aleppo and
Cottons at Cyprus are usually taken in without weighing
and hee beleeveth that a master of a shipp is not bound
to deliver out Cotton galls by weight, in case hee doe not
so take them in, as to make good the weight which hee did
not be or cause others to take notice of and otherwise hee
cannot depose.

To the 14th hee saith that galls bagge of gauls are not steeved,
and them baggs of cotton woolls will break in steeving lading
and unlading, and otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 15th hee saith hee hath bin at Porte of fferrana,
where hee saith there was in lazaretto, and that all goods
comming out of Turkey are there into first unladen,
and saith that hee never seene any goods weighed there, and
otherwise hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the 16th hee cannot depose.

To the 17th hee saith that hee would not go with the
Convoy out of his way (without having speciall order from
his principalls or ˹of˺ the Generall having permet over him for
to ˹goe ˺doe,)the principalls as and otherwise negatively.

To the 18th negatively for his part, and otherwise hee cannot

To the 19th hee saith hee knoweth the act interrate George Hughes
and otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the 20th hee cannot depose, saving negatively for his part

To the 21th hee saith that all convoyes are to secure the shipps
under their charge from taking as much as in them lies and Gutter,
otherwise hee referreth himselfe to his foregeoing deposition, and
saving the same cannot depose

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin.



The sixth of March 1655 [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the fore said allegation.


Thomas Ashley of the parish of st. Olaves in
Southwarke mariner aged 56 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and examined.

To the first article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth
that the direct way of sailing to come from Salina Roade of Cyprus for
London is to come to the Streights mouth which hee saith is
publique and notorious to all mariners using these parts
as this deponent hath donne