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to lade or consigne them in his owne name, telling him
that the English had taken many Genoese goods and [XXXXXXd]
his if they met with them, or to that effect, And otherwise
hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the last hee saith that the said contract for and buying of
the said producents said goods, was soe made at the house or lodging of the
said Captaine da Lizonda in Santa Cruse, And otherwise hee
cannot answer, saving as aforesaid.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.

=William Martyns [SIGNATURE, LH SIDE]

= [XXharXXiane] Garcia [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 29th of August 1657.

On the behalfe of John howell}
and Ambrose Smith touching a}
losse in the Endeavour of Arundell.}

Rp. 1

Robert Hartley of Bright Hamson in the County
of Sussex Mariner, aged 31 yeares or thereabouts
sworne before the right Worshipfull John Godolphin
Doctor of Lawes one of the Judges of the high
Court of the Admiraltie, and exámined upon
certaine Interrogatories ministred on the behalfe
of John Howell and Ambrose Smith Merchants
saith and deposeth as followeth, videlicet.

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith and deposeth that
hee well knew and was master of the vessell the Endeavour
of Arundell arlate, and saith shee departed from Shoram
in the County aforesaid (bound on a voyage for Bergen in Norway)
on the thirteenth day of this instant August, which hee knoweth
being master of her as aforesaid.

To the second article hee saith hee also well knoweth the arlate
John howell and Ambrose Smith, and that at the time of such the
said vessills setting saile and departing from Shoram on the said
voyage and untill her losse hereafter mentioned, they the said Howell
and Smith were part owners of her and of her tackle apparell
and furniture, namely the said howell owner of˹one halfe of the
said vessell, which hee knoweth having bin master of her severall
voyages before, and made accounts to them for freight as owners
after these proportions, and severall times receiving moneys of
them (according to those parts) towards here fitting and setting [XXX GUTTER]
and particularly on her said last intended voyage.

To the third Interrogatorie hee saith that the said John howell



Ambrose Smith


Primary sources



C 6/13/35 Short title: Bennet v Stroud. Plaintiffs: Richard Bennett. Defendants: Ambrose Smith, Mary Smith his wife, Jeffery Strode, Elizabeth Strode his wife and others. Subject: manor and rectory of Evercreech, Somerset. Document type: bill, answer. 1649

C 3/461/69 Short title: Smith v Bond. Plaintiffs: Ambrose Smith and William Smith . Defendants: Thomas Bond and others. Subject: money matters in Wiltshire . Document type: [pleadings]. 1642-1660


[POSSIBLE MATCHED RECORD] PROB 11/336/340 Will of Ambrose Smith, Vintner of London. 01 July 1671