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of the Isaack was a part Owner of her and of her tackle and furniture the tyme Interrogate
And saith shee was in this deponents Judgment and estimate (hee having seene her and
knowing that shee was a new shipp which had gone few voyages) of the burthen
of sixty tonne and upwards and worth sixe hundred pounds sterling an upwards And
saith the oyle aboard her by him predeposed of was worth the rate predeposed
and what to value the rest of her ladeing at hee knoweth not, for that hee knoweth
not the particulars of it. And further hee cannot depose/

To the last Interrogatorie hee cannot answere knowing nothing nor having heard any
thing to the effect Interrogate:/

John [?St]ace [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The third day of Aprill 1658

Examined upon the sayd Interrogatories/


Stephen Sikes of the parish of Saint Bottolph Billingsgate
London Grocer aged thirty yeares or thereabouts as
wittnesse sworne before the sayd doctor Godolphin
saith and deposeth as followeth./

To the first second third fowerth and fifth Interrogatories hee
saith hee well knew the shipp the Isaack Interrogate having seene her
severall tymes at London and receaved goods brought in her from Plymouth
before the voyage in question And saith that by a letter of Advice send
from this depoenents Correspondent John Anson of Plymouth and
by a bill of ladeing sent from him there in incloased hee knoweth that
in ffebruary last past there were laden aboard the sayd shipp the Isaack
to be thence transported to London for Accompt of this deponent sixe
hogsheads of Pilchard Trayne oyle which as by the Accompte thereof
sent from the sayd Anson to this deponent appeareth cost this deponent
at Plymouth with all charges incident to the shipping thereof the summe
of Twenty two pounds tenn shillings lawfull English money And
saith that if the sayd oyle had arrived safely at London the same would
there have yeilded twenty sixe pounds of like money and soe much
hee saith the same was thenwell worth And further hee cannot answere
saving hee saith that since the shipping of the sayd oyles hee hath heard
(and beleeveth) that the sayd shipp Isaack was in her passage from
Plymouth toward London sunke with the sayd oyle and other her ladeing
aboard her by a dutch shipp (whose name hee knoweth not) who came
fowle of her at sea and lay beating upon her till shee made her
soe leakie that shee sanke shortly after with divers passengers on her

To the 6th Interrogatorie hee saith hee knoweth not the Owners of the Isaack
but saith shee was in this deponents Judgement a shipp of about threescore
tonne and upwards And to her value hee cannot depose having noe Judgement
in the worth of a shipp And saith the oyle predeposed of were worth the rate
predeposed and to the value of the rest of her ladeing hee cannot depose not