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To the third article of the sayd articles hee saith that by meanes of the soe many
vessells lyeing a brest at and neere the sayd Ellis his wharfe
some of the neighbours liveing neere the sayd Ellis his wharfe
have had their galleries or balconyes broken downe and some the
pyles which supporte their wharfes puld downe and broken by the sayd
vessells and bin alsoe hindered of their liberty of takeing in and
shipping off of any goods as their occasions often required, by w[XXX GUTTER]
lighters and boates could not come to their wharfes or yards to receave
them, being hindered by the sayd vessells from getting in betweene
them and to shoare, and lightermen and watermen coming up the River
from Gravesend or other places when they came neere the sayd wharfes
have by reason of the sayd vesells there lyeing soe many a brest bin
forced to keepe off and shore against the tyde in the hart and strength
thereof to gett to Saint Kathereines stayers being forced thereto to avoide coming fowle of those vessells, to their great trouble
and toyle which they needed not to have done if they could have
come neerer shoare And further saving his subsequent deposition
hee cannot depose./

To the 4th hee saith that most of the vessells lyeing within the tyme afore
sayd at or neere the sayd Ellis his wharfe were Bilanders and other vessells
belonging to dunkirke Ostend and other transmarine places soe that their
Companyes used to lye abroad and keepe fireing aboard to dresse their
provisions, and also Candle light in the night tyme soe that if any
casualty of fire should have happened aboard the sayd vessells many
of them the neighbours houses were thereabout as well as their
vessells would have bin in great danger to bee burnt this hee deposeth
being a waterman and having observed them soe to use [fire GUTTER]
and candle aboard their vessells And hee well remembreth that
since the sayd 21th of March 1653 a flemish vessell that was lyeing
at or neere the sayd wharfe had pitch and tarr heating in her to [bee XX GUTTER]
about her, which pitch and tarr tooke fyre and her company had [much to GUTTER]
doe to quench the same, and this deponent then observed that the vessells
thereabout were much affrighted thereat considering what great danger
howses were in thereby And further hee cannot depose/

To the 5th hee saith that hee this deponent was borne in the
prescincte of Saint Katherines aforesayd And well remembreth that [XX GUTTER]
the arlate Ellis lived at Saint Katherines there was betweene the [XXX GUTTER]
there and Saint Katherines stayers a fayre sandy ground where
on people at Lowe water might and did usually walke on foote and was
used alsoe by the Watermen there plyeing to him their boates upn
saith by reason of the many vessells lyeing soe a brest one another
and neere the sayd Ellis his wharfe, the ground is there sunke and [XX GUTTER]
up with mudd and soyle above knee deepe to the great preiudice and
hinderance both of the watermen who ply at Saint Katherines stayers and
of the Inhabitants liveing neere about And further hee cannot

To the 6th hee saith hee cannot depose any thing as of his certayne knowledge
but hath heard that one Mr Nuttall and Mr XX Stoakes and one Thomas
Williams did seize goods at the sayd Ellis his house which (as was upon