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in June 1652 and 25 and 14 tonnes in November then next following
together with all the caske schedulated, of all which beere the said
mr Crosse was owner at the time of the said delivery, all which hee
knoweth because hee this deponent being a Cooper belonging to the said
Brewhouse did by order of mr Crosse and Captaine Gunson
goe aboard the said shipp with the said severall parcells of beere, and
helped to fill the same up, And otherwise hee cannot depose, saving
the said Captaine Gunson was then commander of the said shipp,
which then stoode in neede of the said beere/

Ignaos Vandaeth [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the fore said allegation.


Peter Descobeck of the parish of Saint Olaves Southwarke
Brewers clerke aged 63 yeares or thereabouts sworne
and exámined.

To the first second and third árticles of the said allegation and the
schedule therein mentioned hee saith and deposeth that hee within the
time arlate all the beere and caske schedulated were delivered out of
and from the producent William Crosse his brewhouse in Maudlins
lane South warke to be carryed aboard the shipp the Chase (Benjamin
Gunson commander) then lying in the river of Thames, namely
five tonnes in barrells on the 21 of June 1652, which with the excise
at 39s per tonne came to and was worth 9 li - 15 s, more the sixth of
November 1652 25 tonnes of sea beere aged which with the excise
at 39 s per tonne came to and were worth 46 li - 1 s- 4 d More November
the fourth 1652 fourteene tonnes of sea beere, which with the excise were
at 39 shillings per tonne came to and were worth - 27 li - 2 s - 11 d,
Item for bringing of caske from the cooper at 6 d a tonne - 19 s - 6 d, Item
for carrying the Beere to Blackwall at 12 d a tonne - 1 li - 19 s, Item
for two barrells of caskes not retourned from the shipp - 8 s, amounting
in all to - 86 li - 5 s - 9 d, All which hee knoweth because hee this deponent
was then clarke to the said brewe house and tooke account of
the said delivery and entred the same into his booke which hee hath
laterly perused and extracted the said schedule out of the same with his
owne hand, and saith the said rates were than the usuall rates of
the like beere and caske, and that the said Crosse to the time of the
said delivery was the true and lawfull owner thereof and for such
commonly accompted. And otherwise hee cannot depose, saving hee
heard the said Gunson when hee came to speake the said beere
made promisse to mr Crosse to make payment for the same.

To the 4th and 5th hee saith hee hath alsoe seene the premisses
heard the said Crosse make demand of the said Gunson for the
said money for the said beere and caske, and hee excepted himselfe upon
his owners and said that they must pay for the same, and this deponent
conceiveth the said mr Crosse over and above the said summe of 86 li 5 s - 9 d
to be damnified 12 li by reason of the soe longe being without the said summe principal

Peter Desebecq// [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated with his precontest before doctor Godolphin/.