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finde the most of them were leakie in some measure but some more than others of them and used what meanes hee
could to stopp them while they were aboard, but could not effect it,
which Cooper having viewed them did acknowledge before this deponent
and others of the sayd shipps Company that hee could find noe fault
in the stowage of them, but sayd they were made of greene wood which
had caused them to shrinke and thereby become leakie, and gave
this deponent a noate under his hands (which noate this deponent delivered
to the sayd david Young the Master) expressing that the caskes
which were most leakie were were well stowed And further
to this article hee cannot depose/

To the 8th hee saith hee knoweth not how many tonnes of oyle the
sayd Casks conteyned And therefore cannot depose to this article/

To the 9th hee saith hee referreth him selfe to the Registry of this
Court and further cannot depose./

To the 10th hee cannot depose not knowing what dammage the sayd
Younge gath suffered above his principall by not receiving her freight/

To the 11th hee saith hee beleeveth the arlate Bonnell to bee a subiect
of this Commonwealth and subiect to the authority of this Court and
further hee cannot depose./

2To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true./

Repeated in Court before both Judges



The 19th day of November 1658/

hugh Salisbury and Company late Owners of}
the Shipp the Christopher of Portsmouth against}
William Trevill Merchant in a cause of}
substraction of ffreight ffrancklin Suckley}

Examined on an allegation on behalfe of the sayd hugh
Salisbury and Company./

Rp jus

Joseph Smith of debtford in the County of Kent Shipp
Wright aged twenty two yeares or thereabouts a wittnes sworne
and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the 1: 2: 3 and 4th articles of the sayd allegation and the Charterparty in the
third article mentioned hee saith that in the moneth of ffebruary one thousand
sixe hundred fifty fower English style and during all the rest of the tyme
arlate and untill the seizure of the shipp Christopher arlate in the moneth of January
1655 English style the arlate hugh Salisbury and Company were commonly
reputed the true and lawfull Owners and Proprietors of the arlate Shipp the
Christopher of Portsmouth and of her tackle and furniture And hee this
deponent being one of the Company of the sayd shipp during the sayd voyage
untill her seizure thereby knoweth that the arlate daniell Bradley was and did
goe Master of the sayd shipp the sayd voyage untill the tyme of such her
seizure, and was (as hee beleeveth made Master of her for the sayd voyage
by the arlate hugh Salisbury and the rest of the Owners of the sayd shipp And
further to these articles hee cannot depose, not being any wittnes to the sayd
Charterparty now showed to him at this his examination and soe not privie
to the contents thereof, but beleeveth the contents thereof to be true and hath heard
by others of the sayd Shipps Company that the sayd shipp was leysed by the
arlate William Trevill for the voyage in question at the rate of sixty five



Hugh Salisbury

William Trevill


Primary sources



C 6/194/3 Short title: Ayres v Salisbury. Plaintiffs: Edmund Ayres . Defendants: Hugh Salisbury . Subject: money matters, Middlesex. Document type: bill, answer. 1669
C 5/529/18 Short title: Newland v Salisbury. Plaintiffs: Benjamin Newland, Alice Newland his wife, and others. Defendants: Katherine Salisbury and others. Subject: property in Portsmouth, Hampshire. Document type: Answer, certificate.


PROB 11/184/279 Will of William Trevill, Tallow Chandler of Sant Clements Danes, Middlesex. 09 November 1640
PROB 11/201/534 Will of Stephen Trevill, Merchant of Plymouth, Devon. 31 August 1647
PROB 11/206/86 Will of Richard Trevill of Plymouth, Devon. 10 November 1648
PROB 11/215/559 Will of Richard Trevill of Saint Katherine by the Tower of London. 20 February 1651

PROB 11/354/604 Will of Hugh Salisbury, Gentleman of Portsmouth, Hampshire. 06 November 1677