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To the last saving his foregoeing deposition to the libell and to this
allegation hee cannot more fully depose thereto/

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

d Smith

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee cometh to testifie the truth in this
cause being required soe to doe by the producent Warner and is promised
nothing nor expecteth any thing for his testimony nor shall receave
either profitt or preiudice which party soe ever prevaile in this cause
and is not of kindred nor alliance to the sayd Warner and saith
there are some Accompts betweene the sayd Warner and him this
respondent which when they are presented hee beleeveth Warner will
appeare to bee indebted to him this respondent, but how much hee
knoweth not at present not having his Accompts about him nor having
looked upon them a good while And further hee cannot answere /

To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith hee hath knowne the shipp Alexander ever
since his first Comming aboard her at Corke in Ireland where
shee lay to bee victualed and fitted for the voyage in question which is about three
yeares since And saith hee went to Virginia in her the voyage Interrogate
as supracargo of her and returned home in her thence in the same quality
and sawe the forenamed Balls offer to the foresayd Watson about
14 hogsheads of Tobaccoe to bee brought for London in the sayd shipp and
heard the sayd Watson refuse to take them in manner predeposed, and beleeveth
the sayd hogsheads were the sayd Balls but what marke they were marked
with he knoweth not And saith hee knoweth that the sayd Watson
was offered freight by others but by reason his sayd shipp was full
hee could not take it in And further saving his foregoeing deposition
hee cannot answere./

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin/

George Faulcknor [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 26th of October 1656

Bartholomew Collyer, Nicholas Harris Richard}
Gawthorne, and William Sharpe}
owners of the shipp the Dolphin of which}
John Soly was Master, against John Beix Thomas}
Alderne, and Richard Hutchinson ffreighters:}
of the said shipp in a cause of Substation of}
ffreight, Suckley : Franklin}

Examined on an allegation on behalfe of the sayd
Collyer and Company /

Captaine Thomas Taylor of Wapping
Shipwright aged fifty sixe yeares
or thereabout a witnesse sworne and
examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet

To the 8th article of the sayd allegation and the second Schedule
in the sayd article mentioned hee saith and deposeth that hee this
deponent being by profession a Shipwright was by the Owners of
the arlate shipp the Dolphin desyred togeather with one John Obee and
William Yethebridge his contests since the returne of the sayd shipp
from the voyage in question to view and measure the tonnage of
the sayd shipp and accordingly this deponent and his sayd Contests did


Primary sources


PROB 11/286/108 Will of Thomas Taylor, Shipwright of Wapping, Middlesex 10 January 1659