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case the sayd Edwards and Whitfeild recover their whole wages
And saith hee beleeveth none of the other wittnesses arlate are
of Kinn or indebted to the sayd Edwards or Whitfeild And further
hee cannot depose./

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true/
Repeated with his three precontests before
doctor Godolphin

the marke of the sayd
Roger [MARKE] Worthley [MARKE, RH SIDE]


The fourth of Aprill 1657.

On the behalfe of Lucas aforesaid}
touching the Teneriff Merchant}

Rp. 3.

Hugh Powell of Dukes Place London Merchant
aged 49 yeares or thereabouts, sworne and

To the second Interrogatorie (upon which alone hee is by direction of
the producent exámined) hee saith and deposeth that there were
laden aboard the said shipp the Teneriff merchant at the time of
her last being in this port of London a Butt and a hogshead and a
trusse or small bale of Merchandizes, which mr Charles Rich the lader thereof
said were worth three hundred pounds and stood him in soe much, and
therefore praid this deponent going aboard, to speake to the master to
have or care of the good stowage thereof, being as hee said drie
commodities. And further that there were in this port the time
aforesaid laden or embarked aboard her eight or nine servants and fifteene Tonnes of ffire stone for
the accompt of the producents Robert Lucas, John Ladd, henry James
and Charles Rich of this deponents sight. And saith that the said shipp
going in her said last voyage her from this port to the Ile of Wight
there were at the said Ile laden and embarqued in and onboard her
for the accompt of the producents Robert Lucas, John Ladd, henry James
and Charles Rich sixtie five horses or more, which were soe
embarqued by the said John Ladd, and by the said henry James his order
there were alsoe and there laden fowre hogsheads of sheeres, and
tenn sheepe or thereabouts, of all which said servants foure parts of ffire stone, horses, sheeres
and sheepe the said Robert Lucas, John Ladd, henry james
and Charles Rich were owners and proprietors, namely the said servants
ffire stone horses, sheeres and sheepe were laden in six parts, and mr Lucas, mr
Ladd, mr Jammes and mr Rich aforesaid were every and each of them a
proprietor of a sixth part thereof: All which hee knoweth being
alsoe imployed on their behalfe in the said lading, and seeing the
writeing and accounts made up touching each of the said proprietors,
and that this deponent dispatched the said shipp from the Ile of Wight
on or about the nineth day of January last past, bound for the
Barbada's. And lastly saith that the foresaid butt, hogshead and
trusse of goods were laden upon the particular account of the said mr Rich
and appeared by the bills of lading for the same, which were taken in
his owne name.




Charles Rich

Hugh Powell


Primary sources



PROB 11/280/544 Will of Charles Rich, Merchant. 23 September 1658
PROB 11/354/341 Will of Sir Charles Rich of London. 07 July 1677
PROB 11/374/201 Will of Charles Rich of Saint Giles in the Fields, Middlesex. 10 October 1683