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To the sixth hee saith they were soe detained by the said welch
sixteene or seventeen days, and that there is dammage suffered
by the parties interessed in the Winbeck alone to the summ of thirtie pounds sterling or thereabouts
besides the said five and twenty pounds which hee this deponent paid
in money and goods as aforesaid for their freedom.

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee cometh required by Mr [?Lemkuell] to
speake the truth in this businesse, and saith the said beefe and
cheese, amounting to eleven pounds sterling or thereabouts
belonged to this deponent, and saith hee had and hath a 16th
part in the said shipp, and otherwise hee referreth himself to
his foregoing deposition.

To the second hee saith the said Captaine Greene is a thickish
man inclining to fatt, of a middle statue, and this deponent
never sawe him that he knoweth but that time, and otherwise
he cannot answer.

To the third hee saith hee cannot speake nor understand but
very little English.

To the last hee referreth himself to this foregoing deposition and
otherwise cannot answer, saving the said Greene said they were
bound for Spaine, and more good prizes./

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.

Paull katts # [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 29th of January 1656

Lord Protector against baggs}
of wooll saved by the Reserve}

Examined upon an allegation given in on his highnesses.
behalfe on this day by master Budd.

Rp. fe[?od]. [?intigue] 1

William West of the parish of Saint Olaves
Southwarke Sailer aged 24 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and examined.

To the first article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that
within the time arlate the shipp the Reserve frigot was (and still
is) in the immediate service of this Commonwealth under the
command of Captaine Robert Plumleigh for the Guard and
defence of the Narrow-seas, and against the Enemies of this Nation
And that in the moneth of November last the said shipp coasting
up and downe between the downes and Beachie, the Captaine
and Company of her espied a certaine vessell (which they supposed
might belong to some enemies of this Nation) they gave her
chase, but before they could come up with her, they espied in
Rie bay (into which shee was run ashore) certaine baggs floating
upon the sea, which with their boate they saved out of the sea
and found them filled with combed wooll, being English wooll
prepared for the making of stockings, to the number of
seventeene packs. And saith they were water-borne and
derelict, noebody looking after them. All which hee knoweth
being corporall of the said frigot and seeing the premisses so donne

To the second hee referreth himself to the lawes and statutes
arlate. And further cannot depose.