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The 7th Day of March 1656.

The Clayme of Nicholas Minot and John Stricke}
Merchants of Roane in ffrance for 103 1/2 puncheons}
of wyne, sixteen potts of nutts fifteene reames of}
paper and 3000. small fruit trees taken in the shipp}
the Waterhound whereof Peter Butt is Master}
by some of the shipps of this Commonwealth and}
brought into Dover. Smith Budd}

Examined upon an Allegation
on the behalfe of the said
Minott and Sticke

Peter Butt of Middle=
borough in Zeeland Mariner
Master of the sayd shipp aged 55 years or thereabouts
sworne and examined saith as
followeth videlicet/

To the first hee saith; That in the moneth of December last past the
arlate Nicholas Minott and John Stricke Merchants of
and Subjects of the ffrench king did at Bulloigne in ffrance by
and take to freight the shipp the Waterhound arlate of and from
this deponent then and now Master and Owner thereof and that for
and upon a voyage to be performed from Bulloigne aforesaid to
Roane in the said kingdome of ffrance, and thence to returne to Bulloigne
and that by and according to the contents of a Charterpartie made by
and between the said parties which Charterpartie being in this article alledged
and exhibited and now showne unto him this deponent hee this deponent declareth
and affirmeth to bee a true and authentique Notariall Counterparty
or Copie Notariall of the origionall Charterpartie made between him
this deponent and the producents aforesaid to the intent therein expressed and
by this examinate predeposed. Which the premisses hee this deponent saith hee
well and assuredly knoweth for that he was and is Master of the
said Vessell and signed or subscribed the protocoll of the sad=id
Charterpartie and thereby is well assured of the truth of the contents
of the predeposed schedule of Chaterpartie. And further cannot
depose, referring himselfe to said Chaterpartie/

To the second hee saith That in the moneth of ffebruary last past
the said shipp being at Roane aforesaid the said producents being then
and there personally present and for their owne proper use and accompt
lade and putt on board the said Vessell the number of one hundred
three and one halfe puncheons of wyne, sixteene potts of
nutts and a great quantity of small fruit trees and a small bale of paper to bee carried
and transported in the said shipp to Bulloigne aforesaid and there
to be delivered to the said producents or to their Agents for their
accompt. And as to the bill of lading or second schedule arlate
and to the said Allegation annexed he saith That the said bill of
lading is true in the contents thereof, and really really signed and subscribed
with the proper hand writeing of this deponent at and according to
the time and date therein expressed. And further hee cannot depose
saving the said purchase of wyne in the said bill of lading