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ánchor, peece of cable, buoy and buoy rope from which the said
shipp was soe broken, but after much sweeping and searching
the said master and company were by a fisherman of Barking
informed that another fisherman of Barking named Valentine
hudson had taken them up; whereupon the said master and company
(whereof this deponent was one and present at all the premisses)
proceeded on their voyage to Newcastle, and after their retourne
to this port the said master and this deponent went to the
said hudsons to Barking and there found the same, very well
knowing them to be the same anchor, buoy, buoy rope and
peece of cable that were soe lost to their said shipp, and this deponent
in particular sawe the same at the said hudsons on monday morning

Repeated before doctor Godolphin./.

Richard Stevens [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 29th day of March 1656:./ [CENTRE HEADING]

Ashurst Sheafe and Companie}
against hubbart. Smith. Clements}

Examined upon an Allegation on the behalfe
of the said Sheafe Ashurst and Companie.

Rp. jus/

Thomas Jenner of Charles Towne in New England
Mariner aged 28. yeares or thereabouts a Wittnes
sworne and examined saith as followeth videlicet

To the 7th Article of the said Allegation, hee saith and deposeth
That the shipp the Johns Adventure allate under the Command
of John Cutting her Master did in the moneth of December last
past sett saile and come away from the River of Boston in New
England bound for this Port of London, this deponent: and the arlate Robert hubbart
being both in and aboard her in and dureing her said voyage to the Coast in England And saith
that in ths said shipps Course ˹thither˺ for London this deponent heard the said
Robert hubbart then passenger in and aboard the same consult and complott
with the arlate Gabriel Price Boatswaine of the said shipp about
the getting of a bill of ladeing signed unto him the said hubbart by the
said John Cutting for a barrill of beaver receaved on board the said shipp at or
neare Boston by Richard Browne Masters mate of the said
shipp marked as in the margent and in that one case hee the said Hubbart could pretende his the
bill for the said barrill of beaver to be signed as aforesaid
they would gett twenty shillings or some such matter towards a breake


[?first] of the said Richard Browne, before they would discover or
discharge the said barrill of beaver, or words to that or the like effect.
whereunto the said Boateswaine replyed, that for his part hee cared not
for that hee had given no receipt for the said barrill of beaver; And
further to the article hee cannot depose./.

To the 8th and 9th Articles of the said Allegation hee saith That about three
weekes or a moneth after the said shipp the Johns adventure arrived
at this Port of London hee this deponent being in discourse with the said
Mariner John Cutting, the said Cutting asked him this deponent whether
hee knew anything of á barrill of beaver marked as aforesaid and
transported in the said shipp from New England, which hee the said Master
said hee missed, whereupon this deponent told him the discourse predeposed
which hee had during the said shipps Voiage heard but passe betweene
the said Robert hubbart ánd the said Gabriel Price, and shortly
after this deponent being in Companie with the said hubbart and Price