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finding the Pra'mium very high, did not doe it, and wrote back unto him
that hee did not doe it for that reason, And afterwards the said henry by lettere
dated at the Barbadas 21 december 1656 directed to this deponent to London
and by this deponent afterwards received, further advised this deponent
touching the said shipp in theise words, Some fourteene dayes
since a shipp from Guiney that brought foure masters of shipps
which had their shipps taken at Cape Lopez by two dutch men of warr
the one 36 guns, the other 18 belonging to Amsterdam, one of
the foure was the shipp I desired you to ensure for mee, which if
not donne, then have I lost twenty foure thousand pounds of sugar
principall, thereof might have bin saved if you had soe pleased. Shee
had aboard 192 Negroes, my eighth part of shipp and cargo would
have produced mee sixtie thousand pounds of sugar, which is a
greate losse to mee, The masters of three
of the shipps goes on Captaine Maniard, who could give you
a full relation of the busines And further saith that in and
by one of the said shipps that soe came from the Barbadas named
the Recovery and arrived here on friday last, hee this deponent received
two papers of depositions and an account, subscribed and attested
by the hand of the honourable Daniell Searle Governuour (sic) of the Barbada's
whose hand writing this examinate very well knoweth, having bin
very conversant with him there and sawe him
often write his name, which papers hee leaveth to be hereunto annexed
for the further information of this Court or of any whom serve that
are or may be concerned in this busines, and saith hee verily
beleeveth the contents of the said two papers or writings to be true.
And further saith that the said Constant Silvester and henry Culleton
were and are English men and subiects of this Commonwealth, and
soe were and are their company, namely Maior Generall John Culleton,
Mr John Roberts, Mr Thomas Revell, Mr George Paris
John L[XXX]er and Captaine John Manning all whom hee alsoe well knoweth.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin

Tho Middleton [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]