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tyme that there was noe passage for a lighter betweene them and shoare
to the great annoyance and the disturbance of the neighbourhood and hinderance
of the Watermen plying at Saint Katherines stayres from goeing about their necessary
affayres, and some watermen plyeing at Saint Katherines stayres have made
complainte to the Marshall of the Admiralty Court that their boates
have bin sunke by reason of soe many vessells there lyeing abrest at one and the
same tyme and lyeing soe neere the shoare and this deponent being an officer under
the sayd Marshall hath thereupon come to the Mariners of the sayd vessells and
forewarned them of lyeing there soe many a brest and told them that
hee would take away their sayles if they would not remove whereupon they have
for the present removed, but they or other vessells have soone after layne in
the like manner in the same place, but whether they soe lay there by the reason of the
sayd Ellis, or what profitt hee made of such their lyeing there hee knoweth not And
further hee cannot depose./

To the 3 article hee saith saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot more particularly

To the 4th article hee saith that in case any casualty should happen by fyre
aboard any the vessells soe lyeing at the sayd Ellis his Key and the sayd
Casualty should happen at a low water while the vessells lye a ground there (as
usually they doe every lowe water) the houses neere adiacent would in all prob[abilitie GUTTER]
bee in great danger to bee sett on fyre And further to this article hee cannot depose

To the 5th hee cannot depose/

To the 6th article hee saith that upon or about the tenth day of March one thousand
sixe hundred and fifty sixe hee this deponent and one Mr Stoakes being empowered
then by warrant from the Commissioners from the Custome house London to search
for goods conveyed from on shipp board without paying the custome due for them
did with the assistance of a headborough and others whome they charged to ayde them
therein search the house of the sayd Jenkin Ellis and found therein severall goods
videlicet one smale box of Cambricke and lawnes a parcell of french hatts to the [number GUTTER]
of fifteene or thereabouts a case of Turtleshell Cabinetts bossed with silver and [ketXX GUTTER]
smale silver locks, two large looking glasses with turtle shell frames bossed with
silver, with some other goods all which as apparent had bin conveyed out a [XXX GUTTER]
then lyeing at his the sayd Ellis his Key in the sayd Ellis his house without paying the customes due
them, but whether the same were soe conveyed thither by the privity and consent of the
sayd Ellis hee knoweth not And further hee cannot depose/

To the 7th article hee saith hee knoweth being an officer under the Marshall of
this Court that the place where the sayd vessells predeposed of did usually [XXX GUTTER]
and in the River of Thames and within the Jurisdiction of this Court And further
to this article hee cannot depose./

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true/

To the Interrogatories./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee cometh to testifie in this cause by [vertue GUTTER]
of a Compulsorie served upon him to that effect by meanes of the producents
to the rest of the Interrogatorie hee saith that hee beleeveth that the sayd Ellis hath nothing to [XXX GUTTER]
any part of the ground betwixt Saint Catherines Stayres and the dock save what belongs to
his owne howse which is (as hee conceiveth) about five or six yards, and how much
of ground all the ground betweene Saint Katherines Stayres and the dock conteyneth hee [XXX GUTTER]
not And further saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere/

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/