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Fish upon a very good account; And saith that whatsoever
damage happened to the said Wood in the sale of the said ffish
at Nevis, and Saint Christofors, happened meerely by
the fault of the said Wood, and not by any fault
or negligence of or in the said Thomas Grove,
or any of his Company. And further Cannot

To the 18th hee Cannot depose./:

To the 19th hee saith that the said Thomas Grove
did not during the whole voyage (as this deponent
knoweth of) refuse to deliver any Merchants gppds
saving a small parcell, which was Consigned to a Merchant in Plymouth which the said Grove refused to doe
in regard of the said merchant would not pay his Primage and average for the same as is usuall in such Cases
But the said goods were afterwards delivered to the said Merchant
And saith the said Grove did not cause the said Ship after her
Returne to Plymouth. to stay and remaine there
a moneth or any other time longer than shee needed
to have done, but the said Grove did use all Care Dilligence
and Speed hee Could in the Delivery of the said Goods
and dispatch of the said Ship, according to order And
otherwise doth not depose:/:

To the 20th hee saith that at the time the said Luke Wood
made the arlate protests against the said Thomas Grove
(which was in October last) the said Thomas Grove
had not broken the order of the said Wood touching
the setting saile of the said Ship for England And
saith when the said Wood made the said protest (which was
soe made at Plymouth there were no provisions on board the said Ship to serve
her Company above two dayes, or three at most
which the said Wood Did then well knowe, And the said
Wood at Plymouth and ffalmouth discharged some of
the said Ships Company, soe that there were
scarce Mariners enough on board her to bring her
to London, And saith that when the said Wood made
the foresaid protest, hee the said Wood had only
ordered the said Grove to be ready to set saile
from thence to London, and had not then ordered
him absolutely to set saile, and accordingly the said
Grove ordered the said Ship to be made ready
to set saile, which was accordingly done. And saith
that the said Grove did not during the whole Voyage
in question disobey or slight the said Wood in his
Just and reasonable Requests, but did use his Endevours
to advantage and further the said Voyage; which hee knoweth
for the Reasons aforesaid. And further Cannot depose/