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To the 3d hee saith hee referreth himselfe to the Registry
of this Court:/:

To the 4th hee saith that the said Edward Bartlet hath
suffered great losse and dammage, by not receiveing his
Principall, but knoweth not what to estimate the said damage at,
And otherwise hee cannot depose:/:

To the 5th hee saith that the Libellate Richard Rooke and Comp[anie GUTTER]
were and are subjects of this Commonwealth, and for
such Commonly accoounted:/:

To the sixth hee referreth himselfe to the Registry of this
Court, and further cannot depose:/

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true./.

William hogg [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day [CENTRE HEADING]
Examined on the said Libell.

Rp. 2us

John Rayment of Ratcliff Ropemaker aged
22 yeeres or thereabouts sworne, and Examined.

To the first Position of the said Libell this deponent saith
that during all the time Libellate, the Libellate Richard
Stevens was the Master and Comander of the ship
the Edward Libellate, and had the Care and Government
of her as Master and was soe Comonly Accounted, And this
deponent soe knew him to be Master of the said ship, being
then a Neighbour of the said Stevens, and having [?alsoe GUTTER]
often seene him aboard the said ship, and Execute his
Place of Master on board her:/:

To the second hee saith the ship Edward aforesaid was
in the monethes of January, ffebruary, and March 1654: lying and
remaineing in the River of Thames, And this deponent having
now diligently perused and read the schedule annexed to the
said Libell hee saith that A Cable of twelve Inches, about,
and other Ropes such as the ropes schedulate were the time aforesaid sold for, and
were well worth fforty three shippings per Centum and after that
Rate this deponent (being by Profession A Ropemaker) then sold
and alsoe well knoweth that severall others of that Trade, Did
sell such as the foresaid goods were, at that Price, it being
then the Comon Price and Rate for such Comodityes which this
Deponent knoweth being as aforesaid of that Trade, And further
hee cannot Depose Not knowing anything of the bespeaking
or delivering of the said gooods ./.




John Rayment


Primary sources



PROB 11/248/130 Will of Humphry Rayment, Ropemaker of Stepney, Middlesex. 13 June 1655
PROB 11/328/520 Will of John Rayment, Ropemaker of Stepney, Middlesex. 21 December 1668