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To the 3d hee referreth himselfe to the Registry of this Court, and
further cannot Depose

To the 4th hee cannot depose:

To the 5th hee saith that Richard Rooke Libellate, was and is an
English man, and a subject of this Comonwealth, and for such Commonly
Accounted, which hee knoweth for that this deponent hath knowne
him for the space of sixteene yeeres and upwards/:

To the 6th hee referreth himselfe to the Registry of this Court:/:

To the 7th hee saith that his foregeoing deposition is true:/:



The same day.

Examined upon the said Libell:/:

Rp. (3us:

Henry Damorin of Stepney Roapemaker aged
38 yeeres or thereabouts sworne and Examined:/:

To the first Position of the said Libell hee saith that in the monethes
of January, ffebruary, and March 1654: the Libellate Richard Stevens
was the then Master and Comander of the shipp or vessell called
the Edward of London, and had the Care Charge and Governoance of
her as Master and for such was Comonly accompted: reputed and taken
And further cannot depose:/:

To the second hee saith that the said ship the Edward of London,
was within the time mentioned in the next precedent article lying in
the River of Thames: and that shee did then stand in neede of and
wanted very much reparation, especially Cordage, which the said
Stevens the then Master perceiving, did goe to the said Edward
Bartlett (who then was, and now is a Ropemaker) and told or
acquainted him with what Cordage the said ship Edward then wanted
and desired him the said Bartlet to furnish him with the same
for the use of the said ship the Edward, and thereupon the
said Bartlet did furnish the said ship with all and singular the
Cordage mentioned and Expressed in the schedule hereunto
Annexed and now read to this Examinate, And saith the said
Cordage contained the weight, schedulate this deponent seeing and helpeing
to weigh the same, And were all well worth the severall summes
mentioned and set downe in the said schedule, And were then
Comonly sold at those rates, And hee alsoe Deposeth that all
the goods schedulate were really, and truely Imployed, in and
about the repaireing and fitting of the said ship to sea, The Premisses
hee deposeth living then (alsoe at this Present) with the said Bartlett
and helping to make the said Cordage, and alsoe helping to put itt into a
Boate, to be sent aboard the said ship And further cannot Depose
saving the Master of the said ship, and alsoe one Mr Rookes who was then a part Owner came ?and GUTTER]
sawe the said goods weighed, before their soe sending aboard:/: