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said lane as aforesaid, were deducted and defalked out of the said
freight, and soe was lost to the said producent and company, and
such losse happened and came and was occasioned by the saud hart
by the meanes aforesaid. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the twelveth hee saith hee verily beleeveth the losse and
dammage of the said producents touching the busines at Lisbone
and the Azore Ilands aforesaid amounted to foure hundred pounds sterling
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To he 13th hee cannot depose.

To the 14 hee saith the said hart is a subiect of this Commonwealth.

To the Interrogatories/ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee is sonne to the said Thomas Amory as
aforesaid, and comes at his instance to be examined in this cause
who well knew that this examinate was well acquainted with
the premisses.

To the second hee saith that hee this deponent was assistant or
advisor of the said hart in letting the said shipp to freight from
Lisbone for te Azores, but did not goe in the said shipp from
Lisbone, but saith hee was aboard her there [XXXXXX] in the [XXXX ?of] lisbone the
next day before her setting saile thence for the Azores, and saw
severall passengers in her that went thence in her the said voyage,
and saith the said said passengers were by [XXXXXX XXXXXXX in] their owne
provisions, saving [?forward] and [?water] as aforesaid. And otherwise
hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition.

To the 3 hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, and conceiveth
a master of a shipp bound to make good his boat swaines receipts
of goods aboard the shipp And otherwise hee cannot depose saving
as aforesaid.

To the fourth hee saith the said lane asked this
deponents busines in lisbone in this deponents absence, And
otherwise negatively saving as aforesaid.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.



The second of January 1657

Affidavit touching the}
shipp Benjamin}


John Carter Purser of the shipp Beniamin of London, Arnold
Browne commander, aged 21 yeares or thereabouts, Richard
harris masters mate of the said shipp, aged 26 yeeres or
thereabouts, Pia[X] Bowers, mariner in the said shipp aged
18 yeeres or thereabouts, and daniel P[?ensax] also mariner
in the said shipp aged 21 yeeres or thereabouts sworne before the
right Worshippfull John Godolphin doctor of Lawes one of
the Judges of the high Court of the Admiraltie say and depose
respectively by vertue of their oathes as followeth, videlicet