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The 30th of August 1654. [CENTRE HEADING]

On the behalfe of the fore said John hill and}
company touching a bale of silke in the Roebuck}

Rp. 2.

John Prynn of Lambethe in the
County of Surry mariner sworne as
afore said.

To the said Interrogatories hee deposeth that hee well knew and was
Coxen of the shipp the Roebuck interrogated, (William hargrive master)
and servant to the said william hargrave in her last voyage from London to Lisbon, and well knew and knoweth
George Broughton who was Sopra-cargo of the said shipp, and
had power to signe bills of lading for goods received aboard,
and this deponent being 22 monethes in the said shipp
with him and having often seene him write this deponent is very well
acquainted with his hand writing, and having nowe seene a bill of
lading for two bales of silke dated at London the 7th of ffebruary [?1647]
subscribed Geo: Broughton. hee this deponent verily beleeveth the said
subscription to be the proper hand writing of the said George Broughton,
and verily beleeveth the contents of the said bill to be true.



The 30th of August 1654. [CENTRE HEADING]

On the behalfe of Thomas}
Jones late masters mate of the}
shipp James Edmund Button master}

dt. Mris. Jones.

William Essex of Shadwell in the County of Middlesex
Mariner, late Gunners mate of the
said shipp the James, aged 31 yeeres or thereabouts sworne
before the right worshippfull the Commissioners in the
Portugall businesse.

Whereas this deponent in a deposition of his made in the Admiraltie Court
the 12th of May 1653 touching the said shipp James (Edmund Button
commander) and the losses of the owners and mariners therein, hath
deposed Thomas Jones his losse for goods, clothes and otherwise to be eightie
pounds, as in and by the said deposition made on the behalfe of Major Sal[?XXXXX]
and others is to be seene, Nowe hee for the further information of the
Commissioners touching the particulars of the said losses, saith and deposeth
that the said Thomas Jones masters mate and pilot of the said shipp had
in her and lost by the seizure at Lisbonn the effects of a parcell of pictures, a parcell
of stuffs and stockings, a quantitie of Gummalack, a quantitie of
oile, five Rolls of Brazila tobacco, which goods with his clothes, bookes,
globes and other Instruments and necessaries lost by him by
the said seizure could not in his estimation be lesse worth than 80 li sterling at
the least.

William Essex [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

John Wood Chirurgeon of the said shipp, formerly
sworne, and nowe againe sworne saith as followeth

That hee well knoweth Thomas Jones masters mate and pilot of