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house in London and thre by order of the sayd Sir John Dethick John
Bankes Hugh ffoorth and Company paid the Customes there due
for the sayd two Chests of hatts and then put them on board a
lighter (which was goeing with other goods) to be carried aboard
the sayd shipp ffrancis and John And further to his Interrogatorie hee
cannot depose./

To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith hee cannot depose for that hee only took order
for the sending the hatts abovesayd on board the sayd shipp and saw them
put into the lighter to that purpose (but what became of them afterwards
hee knoweth not saving hee hath credibly heard that the sayd Shipp the ffrancis and
John with the sayd hatts and other her ladeing were taken by
certayne dutch shipps and the sayd Sir John Dethick John Bankes Hugh fforth and Company [dispoiled GUTTER]
of them by the said dutch

To the 3 Interriogatorie hee saith for the reason a foresayd hee cannot depose otherwise
than before hee hath declared./

To the 4th saying his foregoeing deposition hee cannot depose/

To the 5th Interrogatorie hee saith that for that hee was not in the voyage at the tyme
of their seizure and knoweth not in what condition the hatts by him predeposed
of then were hee knoweth not what they were then worth nor what profitt
would have bin made of them at Bantham or elsewhere in the Indies, And
further cannot depose./



The .26th day of January 1658/.

Mitchell and Clements against the)
Roger and Edmunds and against)
Corbin aforesaid)

Examined on the said Allegation:/:

Vide C9::

Edward Potts of Upper Shadwell in the parish of
Stepney County of Middlesex Upholsterer aged 33 yeeres or thereabouts
sworne and Examined./.

To the first and Second article of the said Allegation hee saith and deposeth
that about twelve or thirteene monethes. since hee this deponent
was present and in Company with the arlate Mr Mitchell
and Nicholas Rippen, at the signe of the Golden Still and Anchor
in Eastsmithfeild, and the said Mitchell and Rippon having
discourse about goods and materialls delivered aboard the arlate ship the Roger
and Edmond at the said places. and the said Mitchell desiring
security for the said goods and materialls of and from the said [XXX GUTTER]
and this deponent being Caried by the said Rippen to the fore-
places, to that purpose; the said Rippen proffesed this Deponent
the said Mitchell to be his security; but the said Mitchell
refused to take this Deponent for his security, And the said ?Rippen
desired the said Mitchell to forbeare troubling him further, or ?putt
him to further charge therein, and disgracing him, and told him
that hee the said Rippen had tenne pounds in the hands of the
said Mitchells Brother (who was then at sea) and said that the th[XX GUTTER]
Summe to the said Mitchell. and with all told him that when the said



The signe of the Golden Still and Anchor in Eastsmithfeild