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Amber Gryse before it was made up in the said bagg; and by the
weight and poi{?s]e of it in this deponents handsm it was in his
Judgement full three pounds in weight. And saith that this
deponent received the same if him, then and there on the shipp
and upon [XXXX] and presently carried the same aboard the Endymion
where, because hee had noe conveniencie of disposing
it on board in safetie hee delivered the said bagg of Amber Gryse
to the arlate Alexander Reynalds or Reynolds cheife mate of
the Endymion, to be conveyed in the shipp in safetie, together with
a hand kercheife containing many letters, amongst which was the foresaid
letter[?s] of the said Russell; all which hee soe delivered in the steerage
in the presence of his contest Simon Middleton; And the said
R[XXXX] received the same and promised to deliver the same at this
port, either to the said Russells wife, or to this deponent for her, as
this deponent should require. But the said shipp ariving here
the deliverie thereof to the said Russells wife, endeaavouring to
[XXXX] her off with foure peeces of Indian cloth in
stead thereof, this deponent being with her when shee made
the demand. And otherwise hee cannot depose, saving hee
verily beleeveth the said Amber Gryse to be worth an hundred pounds
sterling and upwards, having had speech with druggists touching
the valew of such a quantitie, And saving this deponent in the shipps
course severall times mentioned it to severall of the company in the
presence of the said Reg[XXX], who never denied it till hee came home
And saving that in the course meeting with two men of warr which were
supposed to be enemies, this deponent prayed the said Reynoll alias
Reynolds, that whatever became of this deponent or his goods, hee the
said Regn[XXll] would be carefull that the said Amber Greece should
be delivered to the said Russells wife, and hee promised this deponent
that it should.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee is noe wayes interessed in this cause
nor will it be any benefit or prejudice to him, which [?side] soever
prevaile or be ober throwne in this cause And saith the said
Regnoll hath arrested this deponent because of the demand of
the said goods, and otherwise negatively.

To the second hee saith hee never saw any Amber Gryse, nor
knowet what it is more than by reading, and by having drunck
drinke wherein Amber Gryse hath bin put, And otherwise hee
referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, and verily beleeveth the
same to be reall Amber Gryse, because the said Russell hath used
the [XXXX] whence it is usually brought.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.

Mathew Wallace [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]