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hath found fault with the Companyes of the sayd vessells for soe hindering
him to come to make his lighters fast to his owne roade and the Companyes
of the sayd vessells have thereupon severall tymes since the moneth of March
1653 videlicet in the yeares 1654 and 1655 answered this deponent thus or the
like in effect videlicet that they had reason to lye there and they would lye there
for they paid for it to the shoemaker (meaning the sayd Jenkin Ellis And
further to those articles hee cannot depose/

To the 4th article hee saith that hee hath observed that the vessells which
soe laye at and neere the sayd Jenkin Ellis his wharfe did constantly keepe
fyre on board them for their use, and beleeveth that if any casualty of fyre
should have happened in any pf the sayd vessells at a lowe tyde when they
were on ground the neighbours houses neere thereabout would have
bin in great danger of being fyred and consumed thereby And further
hee cannot depose/

To the 5th article hee saith that hee this deponent having bin an Inhabitant
of the precinct of Saint Katherine from his Childehood, and having knowne the sayd
Jenkin Ellis live in the sayd precinct in the house where hee now liveth for these
sixteene or eighteene yeares last ast well knoweth that since the sayd Jenkin
Ellis came to Inhabite in his sayd house there was a fayre sandy ground
whereon people might and did usually passe on foote from Saint Catherines
Stayres to the dock, which ground was very Commodious while it soe
remayned firme (and soe made use of to not only to the Inhabitants of the
sayd precinct to passe to and fro upon but alsoe to the Watermen living
neere thereabouts to wash and tallowe their boates upon Which ground hee
saith by reason of soe many vessells lyeing a brest as aforesayd is now
sunke and broken and filled up with mudd and become utterly unserviceable for the
uses aforesayd to the great preiudice and hinderance of the Watermen and
other the Inhabitants of the sayd precinct And further hee cannot depose./

To the 6th hee cannot depose/

To the 7th article hee saith that by reason of soe many vessells lyeing a brest
at and neere the sayd Ellis his wharfe betweene Saint Cathereines dock and the
stayres within the tyme predeposed of much ooze and durt is there contracted
and the Currant of the Thames neere shoare where they lye hindered soe
that if not tymely prevented hee beleeveth the River will be there cloaked
up And further hee cannot depose saveing hee saith the sayd place where the
sayd vessells soe use to lye is within the River of Thames and subiect as hee beleeveth
to the authority of this Court/

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 the truth of his knowledge
in this cause being soe required by Thomas Geryn on eof the producents And
saith hee did sett his hand to the petition preferred against the sayd Jenkins
Ellis in the yeare one thousand sixe hundred fifty three, being an Inhabitant of
Saint Catherines precinct and much preiudiced by soe many vessells lyeing a brest
and neere the sayd Ellis his wharfe And to the rest of the Interrogatorie hee
answereth negatively./

To the second Interrogatorie hee saith that all the ground betweene