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London under the Conduct of an English Convoy a ffrigott of this
Commonwealth And further to those Interrogatories hee cannot answere./

To the 3: 4th and 5th Interrogatories hee saith hee cannot depose anything of his
certayne knowledge being none of the Company of the Isaack, but only
Owner of a part of her ladeing the voyage in question, but hath heard that
the Isaack was in passage from Plymouth towards London
ranne upon by a shipp bound for Amsterdam whereof one John Clason was Master,
and that by that meanes the Isaacks Masts and side
and upperworke were broken and shee left in a perishing Condition
with severall persons aboard her to the number of eleaven And further
saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere./

To the 6th Interrogatorie hee saith the Isaack was of the burthen of eighty tonne or
better and as hee hath heard and beleeveth the Interrogant Robert Saunders
and William Thomas the Master of her were two of the Owners but what
shee was worth at the tyme Interrogate hee knoweth not And as to her
ladeing and the worth thereof hee cannot depose other then in his foregoeing
deposition to the first and second Interrogatories hee hath declared And therefore
cannot further answere to this Interrogatorie/

To the 7th Interrogatorie hee cannot answere knowing nothing nor having heard any thing
to the effect Interrogate./

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/

Thomas Gregge [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]



John Bateman Citizen and Pewterer of London
aged thirty five yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse
sworne before the sayd doctor Godolphin saith and
deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first and second Interrogatories hee saith that hee well knew the
shipp Isaack having severall voyages before the voyage in question had
goods brought in her from Plymouth to London And saith that by letters
of Advice and two bills of ladeing sent to him from his Agents at
Plymouth Robert Saunders and John Bound it appeareth to him this deponent that
there were there laden by them (the voyage in question) for Accompt of him
this deponent twenty two slabbs of Tinne weighing twenty two hundred
and thirteene pounds marked with severall markes videlicet Tenn slabbs
marked with IB And the other twelve slabbs marked with .I.I.I.
which twenty two slabbs as by the Accompts of the sayd Saunders and
Bound sent to this deponent doth and may appeare cost this deponent there one hundred twenty
seaven pounds tenn shillings seaven pence lawfull English money And
saith that in case the sayd Twenty two slabbs of tinne had come safely
to London they would there have yeilded this deponent according to the
ordinary markett price there the summe of one hundred thirty two
pounds fowerteene shillings, of like money And soe much they
were well worth in this deponents Judgment and estimate And further hee cannot

To the 3: 4th and 5th Interrogatories hee saith hee cannot depose anything of certayne



John Bateman


Primary sources



PROB 11/429/27 Will of John Bateman, Pewterer of Milton next Gravesend, Kent 06 March 1695