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The 25th of September 1657.

Touching the Mary of}
London, Peter Matson Master}
now at Norway.}


William Warren of Wapping Esquire, Caleb
Veren of the parish of Saint Mary Magdalen Bermondsea
Merchant, and Peter Rich of Lambeth Merchant
sworne before the right worshippfull John Godolphin doctor
of lawes one of the Judges of the high Court
of the Admiraltie say and depose respectively
as followeth touching the shipp the Mary of
London Peter Matson Master, being at present
at Norway.

And first the said William Warren and Caleb Veren doe depose
that they are respectively part owners of the said shipp and of
her tackle apparell and furniture, namely the said William owner
of three sixteenths, and the said Caleb alsoe the owner of three
sixteenth parts of the said vessell tackle and furniture, and
the said Peter Rich deposeth that Edward Smith of Lambeth
Merchant (who is nowe gone a iourney into Ireland) is reall
owner of three eighth parts of the said shipp, tackle
apparell and furniture, which hee knoweth having bin lately
his servant and acquainted with such his proprietie, and
the said mr warren and Mr Veren doe alsoe depose of the said
Mr Smiths proprietie in the said three eighth parts, and
this attestation upon oath they make by way of intimation
to this Court, and all others wom it doth or may concerne, of
such their respective reall proprieties in the said vessell And
lastly that they are all Englishmen and subiects of this Commonwealth





The 28th of September 1657.

Touching the Hope of}
London, hance Matson master}
now at Norway}


William Warren of Wapping Esquire, sworne
sworne before
the right Worshippfull John Godolphin Doctor of lawes
one of the Judges of the high Court of the
Admiraltie, say and depose respectively as
followeth, videlicet

That they (sic) are the true and reall owners of the shipp the Hope
of London hance Matson Master, now at Norway as they
suppose, namely each of them a halfe part owner or share
of and in the said shipp and her tackle apparell and funriture
and that shee is at present wholly belonging to them and
to noe other persons or person, and that they are both Englishmen
and subiects of this Commonwealth.