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any dammage happened by storme to any goods in the Golden ffortune wherein
this deponent came a passenger, nor as hee beleeveth in the Charity who came in her
company And further hee cannot depose./

To the 9th saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot further depose to this

To the 10th hee saith hee referreth him selfe to the Registry of this Court
and further cannot depose./

To the 11th hee saith the arlate Treworgy and Company are as hee beleeveth
subiects of this Commonwealth and subiect to the authority of this Court And
further 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 be a wittnesse by the procure=
ment of Mr Peter Cole one of the producents, and saith hee had goods, videlicet
sugar brought home in the shipp Trades Increase the voyage in question
And to the rest of the Interrogatorie hee answereth negatively./

To the 2. hee saith that heis this deponents constant habitation is at the Barbados
hee being a Merchant there, and that hee was at the Barbados the tyme Interrogated,
and was aboard the Trades Increase severall tymes while shee lay there
and was takeing in her ladeing, and was aboard about two or three
dayes before her coming from the Barbados and alsoe the very day shee came from
Carlisle bay there, and saith hee did observe shee ws leakie, and knoweth
that her company confessed soe much, and romaged to stopp her while
shee was takeing in her ladeing, but did not take notice what quantitie of
water shee had in her, or whether her pumpes could or did cleere her or
noe, but knoweth that shee was farr more leakie then the shipp Golden
ffortune in which this deponent came thence a passenger as aforesayd, And
further hee cannot answere/

To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith hee was one of the persons who intended to have come
passenger in the Trades Increase but did not by reason of her leakinesse,
not being willing as hee told the sayd Treworgy to adventure his person in
her by reason of her leakinesse, though hee did his goods, which words this
deponent spake to the sayd Treworgy in the Towne of Saint Michaell alias the Bridge
Towne in the Barbados, And saith that one Thomas Rowse Junior was
alsoe to have come a passenger for England in the said shipp but did not, but came
home thither in the Golden ffortune with this deponent, and saith that hee heard
the said Rowse at the Barbados tell the sayd Treworgy that
hee would not adventure to goe a passenger in the sayd shipp by reason of
her leakinesse and desyred the sayd Treworgie that hee might have his [?chest]
and other necessaries not comprehended in her bills of ladeing from aboard, because hee meant to put it aboard the shipp hee
went passenger in, and the said Treworgie refused to deliver the same unlesse the
sayd Rowse would give him a noate under his hand to pay him three pounds
sterling in England to wards satisfaction for his passage though hee went not in his shipp, and the sayd
Rowse as hee told this deponent did give the sayd Treworgy such a noate and



Richard Leader

  • "1 October 1660. Edmond Rolfe of London, scrivener aged 24, deposes that on 17 September 1657 Richard Leader of Barbados, merchant, signed a financial obligation to Richard Parker of New Fish Streety, citizen and haberdasher of London. Richard Parker aged 55 deposes similarly. Major James Beake of Barbados, merchant, appointed attorney. (MCD 10).[1]


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PROB 11/409/116 Will of Richard Leader, Merchant being bound beyond the Seas of City of London. 29 February 1692
  1. Peter Wilson Coldham, The Complete Book of Emigrants: 1607-1660 (XXXX, 1987), p.472