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currans were then worth tenn shillings in the hundred more than Zante
currans were. And further that as hee was informed by letteres of
advise from Zante, and hath since bin informed by the said Andrew Cratey
the shipp the Lady frigot allegate and the said shipp the Virgin
frigat were designed and intended to come together in company to this
port, to which purpose the Lady frigot was intended to come from
Morea to Zante and thence to come along with the Virgin frigot
which if shee had done, and that the said seizure in question, had not
happened, the said shipp the Lady frigot with her lading allegate
and in all probabilitie arrived here in ffebruary last as the Virgin
frigot did. And further deposeth not.



The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the said allegation.

vide 9:us in [?Qad.]. [?XX:]

Rp. 8:

John Savage of the parish of Saint Bartholomew neere the Royal
Exchange London Merchant, aged 32 yeeres or thereabouts sworne
and examined.

To the nineth article of the said allegation upon which alone hee is by discretion
of the producent examined, hee saith and deposeth that twenty hundred
of Nathalago currans goe to and make a tonne, and saith that
in and during the monethes of November December January and
ffebruary last Nathalago Currans were worth in this citie and
would have yeilded three pounds and tenn shillings per hundred one
hundred with another as the ordinary and market price for that time
which hee knoweth being a ffreeman and a Grocer of London
and having longe used that trade, and thereby being well acquainted
with the condition and price or valew of that commoditie, and
further saith that in ffebruary last hee this deponent with
William Savage and Thomas Atterton, bought the lading of
currans of the shipp the Virgin frigot being Zante Currans of the producente William Bowtell [?as XX GUTTER]
agreed and paid three pounds and two shillings per pound
weight for the same and soe much hee saith they were well worth
and saith that Nathalago currants were then worth tenn shillings
per hundred more than Zante currants. and further hee
deposeth not.



The 18th of June 1659

Wood against Grove}

Examined on Groves Allegation.

dt Grove./


Captaine Thomas Thorne of Saint Catherines
Mariner aged 34 yeeres or thereabouts sworne
and Examined./.

To the 9th article hee saith that hee hath used the Barbadoes as a master
of a ship for about six yeeres last. and thereby knoweth that
ships doe usually misse the Island of Barbadoes.
by reason of Greate Currants, and foule and Thick weather
which often times happens in those parts, and further cannot

To the 12th hee saith that hee this Deponent on or about the first
day of January 1657: arrived at Nevis where hee found
that the Hurricanoes had spoiled Plantations there [XXX GUTTER]