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To the seaventh hee saith his said father bought one of the said new
anchors in Massland sluce, and the other the said mr Baldero furnished to
the said shipp, and this deponent by their order sawe the cable and halser
weighed at the Rope makers and fetcht them aboard, and mr Baldero
afterwards paid for them, and this deponents mother paid the Carpenters
worke which was donne by Peter Mayse shipwright of delft haven, and
for saileworke and other repaires to other persons, and that mr Baldero
and this deponents mother paid the victualling upon her first setting
out, and afterwards this deponent as master paid for what was supplied
abroad, the account of all which hee saith is in Holland or aboard
the said shipp, or in both places. And otherwise hee referreth himselfe
to his foregoeing deposition./

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.

Albert thampse [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 28th of May 1657.
Page and others against Basse}
and others.}
Clements. Smith.}

Exámined upon an allegation given in on the
behalfe of the said Basse and others

Rp. .j.

Henry Carter servant and Apprentice to Richard Brian
of the parish of Saint Mary at hill London Wine Cooper
aged 20 yeares or thereabouts sworne and exámined.

To the second and third árticles of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth
that after the arivall of the shipp the Samuel in this port of London
from the voyage in question this deponent was aboard her in the River of
Thames and found and saw that eight of her pipes wherein there had bin
wine that voyage were every wholly emptie, and
lay with their bungs treveered downwards, the wines that had bin therein
being drawne out. And saith the said eight pipes were very tight
strong and good caske at the time that this deponent soe sawe them
and as firme and good as any other of the caske that had their wines in
them that were, this his view being before any of the wines were there sent
away from the shipps side for the Merchants account. And otherwise hee
cannot depose. saving there was alsoe halfe another pipe drawne
out and wanting when this deponent tooke the aforesaid notice, and that the
caske of that pipe was alsoe firme and good.

To the fourth hee saith that the lack of the said wines came by being drawne
out and imbeazeld as to this deponent appeared And otherwise hee cannot

To the fifth and 6 hee saith that after the arivall of the said shipp to this port
of London this deponent and his contest William ward were imployed on
the behalfe of the producents Basse and company to goe and watch aboard her
to prevent imbeazelment of the wines, and that they watched accordingly,
and that in the night time betwixt twelve and one of the clock or thereabouts
of one of the night that they soe watched, this deponent saw the Gunner
the Cooke, and the Cookes boy embeazaling and taking away a runter of wine
containing about eight gallons through a false scuttle that went out of
the Cooke roome into the shipps hold, this deponent espying it in the instant
as the Cookes boy was handing it from the said false shuttle up to the
Cooke and Gunner who were aloft to receive and did receive it, and
were going to send it away, but this deponent charging them therewith
and telling them that hee should make the Merchant acquainted therewith
and that hee would put ˹it˺ into the same aske againe. And saith that this deponent



Richard Brian

Henry Carter


Primary sources



PROB 11/363/666 Will of Henry Carter, Cooper of London. 23 September 1680