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hath seene lighters working very neere, namely some within five rodds
of the [?warfs wall] of the said Mris Ewen, and others very neere her wharfe to the greate preiudice of
thereof, and causing the same to decay, and occasion {XXXXX} thereby greate
charge and expense to the said Mary Ewen, which hee knoweth using to
worke in the said repaires. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the fifth hee saith hee beleeveth that within theise seaven yeeres last
it hath cost the said Mary Ewen foure hundred pounds about repairing the
said wharfe, a greate part of which charge hath bin occasioned by the said
digging or taking up gravell or ballast neere the same by lighters,
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee hath lived in Greenwich all the time arl
interrogated, and got his living by his labour, and that hee cometh at the
producents instance to be exámined in this cause, wherin hee favoureth
the parties indifferently, and would give the victory accordingly. And
otherwise negatively.

To the second hee cannot answere saving as aforesaid

To the third hee referreth him selfe to his foregoeing deposition.

To the fourth and 5th hee cannot answer as hee saith

To the 6th hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the 7th hee knoweth not, saving Mris Ewen now letteth some
part of her said wharfe; saving that about two yeares since
shee was at greate charge in repairing thereof.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.

The marke of H [MARKE] Henry Wilson [MARKE, RH SIDE]


The nineth of June 1657.

Ewen against Prior.}

Exámined upon the foresaid allegation of Prior.


ex parte Prior

John Orton of Wapping Wall, Cooke, aged
fourtie two yeares or thereabouts sworne and exámined.

To the first article hee cannot depose./

To the second third and fowerth articles of the sayd allegation
hee saith that there happening some difference betweene the producent
Pryor and the arlate Mrs Ewens about the sayd Pryors causing
his lighters and lightermen to worke for and digg ballast upon
a shelfe in the River of Thames opposite to the wharfe of the sayd Mrs
Ewen and shee having seized the sayd Priors lighter (as this deponent hath heard) upon pretence that the sayd Pryor had by his workeing thereupon
trespassed upon the sayd Mrs Ewen and wrought neerer to her wharfe
than hee ought, the sayd Pryor spake to this deponent and his precontest
Edward Rydder and one William Nodes and one Edward Palmer and this
deponents precontests Thomas Jones and Edward Markature and some others to
take view and measure the place where the sayd Pryors lighter was workeing