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Company in the yeares and moneths arlate were commonly reputed lawfull
Owners and Proprietors of the shipp the Welcombe and of her tackle Apparrell
and furniture And the sayd Martyn in the tyme aforesayd was Master and
Commander of the sayd shipp and had the care and charge of her for the voyage
in question as Master this hee knoweth for that hee this deponent was one of
her company during the sayd voyage And further to this article hee cannot depose./

To the 2: 3 and 4th articles of the sayd allegation hee saith hee being as aforesayd
one of the sayd shipps Company well knoweth that in the moneths and tyme
arlate there were at London laden and put and stowed aboard the sayd shipp
the Welcome thirty bales or bundles of linenn chests to bee transported
thense to Lisbone and there delivered according to the order of the lader of them
(but who was the lader of them by name hee knoweth not) And saith that the
sayd thirty bales or bundles of Linnen chests being laden and stowed aboard the
sayd shipp they were safely transported in the sayd shipp from London to
Lisbone, and there unladen and delivered to such as had order for the receaving
of them (but who by name they were to whome they were delivered hee knoweth not)
The premisses hee deposeth being one of the sayd shipps company and helping
to receave and stowe the sayd Linen chests at London on board the sayd shipp
and to deliver them out of the sayd shipp at Lisbone to such as were appointed
there to receave them And further to those articles hee cannot depose

To the 5th and 6th articles hee saith that in his this deponents Judgment
and as hee verily beleeveth and is perswaded in his conscience the sayd thirty
bales or bundles of linnen chests (the tyme arlate) did take up in stowage
in the sayd shipp the quantitie of five tonnes and soe many tonns of
goods might in this deponents Judgment have bin very easily stowed and received
in the sayd shipp in the place of the sayd Linnen chests And further to
these articles hee cannot depose hee not knowing the price of the freight of
a tonne of goods from London to Lisbone./

To the 7th hee cannot depose/

To the 8th hee saith hee knoweth not the arlate Mr Loads and therefore cannot
answere to this allegation./

To the 9th hee cannot depose./

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

Repeated with his precontests before
doctor Godolphin



The seaventh of July 1657/

Maurice Thompson of London Merchant}
of forty baggs of pepper lately laden aboard the}
Shipp Reformation whereof Nicholas Terick was Master}
attached by authority of this court as belonging to the sayd}
Maurice Thompson and against all persons having or}
pretending to have interest therein: Budd}

Examined upon an allegation given in
on the behalfe of the sayd Maurice Thompson

dt Budd

William Wight of London Broaker aged
forty yeares or thereabouts a wittnes sworne
and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet/