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or parish of Saint Peter ad Vincula within the sayd Tower
aged 51 yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne
and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet/

To the first and second articles of the sayd allegation hee saith hee this
deponent is by profession a sayle maker and that the arlate shipp the
Alexander was in the yeare 1652 arlate bound out to sea and stood
neede of sayle and thereupon the arlate William Watson the then
Master of her sent Canvas to this
deponent to make sayles for her such as shee wanted which this deponent
by his order in the moneths and tyme arlate did, and having made
them, brought his bill for them, amounting to eighteene pounds
sterling or thereabouts unto the sayd Watson, and the sayd Watson
told this deponent that Mr howe (meaning the arlate Mr Alexander
howe a party in this suite) was to be his this deponents paymaster
and that hee would gett the sayd Mr howe to signe the bill, and
did accordingly gett it signed by him, and the sayd Alexander
howe did accordingly pay to this deponent seaventeene or
eighteene pounds sterling in full of the sayd bill for the makeing
of the sayd sayles and some materialls as ropes belonging to
them which this deponent furnished the sayd Watson with, but
whether the sayd Alexander howe were then owner of the sayd
shipp or any part thereof hee knoweth not And further to these
articles hee cannot depose./

Upon the rest of the articles of the sayd allegation hee is not
examined by direction of the producent Warner./

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]


To the first Interrogatorie hee answereth negatively to every part thereof/

To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith hee never sawe any bill of sale made to
the Interrogated Mr howe of any part of the shipp Interrogate and saith as
above that the sayd Mr howe paid him this deponent seaventeene or
eighteene pounds for sayles and other materialls belonging to them for the
sayd shipps use, but upon whose Account hee paid the same whether
upon his owne or any other persons Account hee knoweth not and saith what
hee this deponent did touching repayres of the sayd shipp was as is
predeposed by order of the sayd Watson and by the order of noe other

To the 3 Interrogatorie hee saith hee cannot answere not knowing what was
done the tyme Interrogate in the case Interrogate



The sayd Mathew Clements upon the sayd