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of the marke and number by him predeposed in the custodie and possession
of the said Robert Hubbart and hath noe other or further knowledge
there of then it by him predeposed to which hee referreth./

To the 3 hee saith hee did not see the invoyce interrate written or signed
by the said Jacob Sheafe, And otherwise saving his foregoing deponent to which
hee referreth hee saith hee cannot depose./.

To the 4th hee cannot depose further or otherwise, then is by him predeposed.

To the 5th hee saith hee knoweth nothing thereof./

To the 6th hee saith hee knoweth nothing thereof./

To the 7th hee saith hee knoweth nothing thereof./

To the 9th hee saith the said Robert Hubbart hath since the said shipps
arrivall in this port of London, in fact teceived from aboard the same
a barrill of beaver and other skins being marked and numbred as
predeposed, And further cannot depose.

To the 10th hee saith, hee cometh at the request of the said Mr Ashurst
to declare the trueth of his knowledge in this Cause and doeth not
expect nor is promised anything for his deponent therein what party soone

Repeated with his prcontests before doctor Godolphin/

Thomas Glover [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 2 day of Aprill 1656 [CENTRE HEADING]

William Wilkinson against James Warren }
Budd: Suckley}

Examined upon an Allegation on the behalfe of the
said James Warren;-


John Humphrey of the parish of Saint Mary Magdalens
in Southwark in the Countie of Surrey Mariner aged
32 or thereabouts a Wittnes sworne and examined saith
as followeth, videlicet:

To the first Article of the said Allegation hee saith, That hee this deponent hath
knowne the arlate James Warren the defendant in this cause for the space
of about 14. or 16. moneths, during which time the said James Wilkinson hath
been generally esteemed a Pilott very able and experienced in piloteing of shipps
from London to the Downes, and from their to London, and for such a Pilott the
said James Warren for many yeares before this deponents knowledge of him, hath
by credible report and fame been commonly reputed and taken amongst Mariners
seeing there places. All which he knoweth being a Mariner ythat hath used those parts, and
frequented Masters and Mariners companie for about sixteene yeares last past, And
further cannot depose./.

To the second article hee saith that on or abouts the monethe of October or XX
November 1654 last past the said James Warren did in fact conduct or pilote
the shipp called the Exchange whereof the arlate William Wilkinson into Master
and Commander from this port of London towards the downes hee the said master having as this deponent
beleeveth agreed with the said James Warren to pilot her into the downes, and to
have dureing with which his pilotage the safe Command of the said shipp and Companie
as in such Aysei is usuall, And saith that at such time as the said shipp and in
her Cause from this Port of London towards the downes the time aforesaid, shee
was carried with about 14 English men and one boy, two Scotchmen, and about
5 or 6 dutchmen, being in all, so farr as this deponent now remembreth 22
men and one boy, And saith the said shipp though Exchange was of the burthen of
about 240 tunns and to the best of this deponent judgement requested at least
28 or 30 men to sayle her it shee ought to bee and soe many men of this deponents
knowledge and experience in navigation have been and one usueth employed for
the sailing of the shipp of that burthen, The premisses hee deposeth, having at
aforesaid been as mariners theise 16 yeares and upwards, and being one of the
said shipp Company when shee preladed being towards the downes as aforesaid
And further hee cannot depose./

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