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To the 4th hee cannot deposeth but referreth himselfe to the Registry 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 hath knowne the Interrogate Joseph Careswell
for these sixteene yeares last past And to the rest of the Interrogatorie hee cannot
answere not knowing whether the sayd Careswell bee an Owner or noe noe
having seene any bill of sale for any part of the sayd shipp the Oporto Merchant

To the 2 hee cannot answere not being present at any such agreement as is

To the 3 and 4th hee cannot answere knowing nothing thereof

To the 5th hee saith as is predeposed the storme happened betweene
thirty five or forty leagues off of the Norther Cape and after the sayd ffrigotts the
Nantwich ffrigott and Centurion ffrigott and the Oporto Merchant had bin in Company at Sea about
eleven dayes and saith the Nantwich ffrigott came into the downes about the
first of december last and the Centurion and Oporto Merchant came thither
the next day in the Evening and saith the Nantwich ffrigott touched in noe port
betweene Lisbon and the downes neither did the Centurion and Oporto Merchant
as hee beleeveth And further saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot
answere knowing of noe such protest as is Interrogated./

To the 6th hee saith hee hath satisfied the contents thereof before where it appeareth
hee was not of the Company of the Oporto Merchant/

To the 7th and 8th hee cannot answere knowing nothing thereof./

To the 9th hee saith that though a shipp be staunch before a storme shee may
by violence of the storme receave more dammage belowe water then above
by her workeing in the sea and being heavy laden/

To the 10th hee cannot answere being none of the Company of the Oporto

To the last hee cannot answere knowing nothing thereof./



The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined on the sayd allegation


John Rich of lymehouse in the parish of Stepney and County
of Middlesex mariner late Master of the Little Bettie of London aged fifty yeares or thereabouts a wittnes
sworne and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet

To the first second and third articles of the says allegation hee saith that the arlate
shipp Oporto Merchant being lyeing at Anchor in the River of Thames neere
Lymehouse bridge with certaine goods aboard her which shee had brought from Lisbon
[BLANK IN MANUCRIPT] Careswell the Mate of the arlate Joseph Careswell came to this deponent
to his house at Lymehouse neere dicks shoare and told this deponent that there was
a Chest of sugar on board the arlate shipp the Oporto Merchant marked
with PC which as hee sayd hee beleeved had receaved some dammage by wett
and therefore desyred this deponent and one Mr Mathews a Master also of a shipp
then with this deponent to goe aboard the Oporto Merchant and survey the stowage of the sayd Chest of sugar
and accordingly this deponent and the sayd Mathews did upon or about the [BLANK IN MANUCRIPT]
day of [BLANK IN MANUCRIPT] last goe aboard the sayd shipp and surveyed the stowage of the sayd
Chest of sugar marked as aforesayd and found the same to bee wett and sufficiently
dennaged and stowed a foote from the seeleing of the sayd shipp and this deponent
and the sayd Mathews having surveyed the same did under their hands give a noate to the sayd Mate
testifyeing that the sayd chest soe marked was well and sufficiently