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The 12.th day of January 1658
Luke Wood et cetera against the Peace
and against Thomas Grove
Cheeke; Suckley:/:

Examined on the libell./

Rp. j.us

Peter Bartlet of Ratcliff Shippwright aged
thirty eight yeares or thereabouts a wittnes sworne
and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first article hee saith that hee this deponent goeing Carpenter
of the shipp the Peace arlate the whole voyage in question
knoweth that the arlate Thomas Grove during all the moneths amd
tyme arlate in the yeares 1657 and 1658 arlate was Master
and Commander of the sayd shipp the Peace and had the charge and
goverment of her as Master of her during the sayd voyage on which
voyage shee sett sayle from Gravesend the twenty eight day of March
1657 English style and as hee beleeveth went soe Master of her with the consent
of the arlate Vincent de la barr and Thomas de La vall, And for Master
of her the sayd Voyage the sayd Grove was Commonly reputed And
further to this article hee cannot depose/

To the second article of the sayd libell hee saith that the sayd
Peace was in the Moneth of March 1657 bound from this Port of
London to ffrance and thense to Newfound Land and thence to the
Barbados and thence back againe to London And saith that the
sayd Thomas Grove did in or about the sixteenth day of the moneth
of March 1656 lett to freight by Charterparty three eighth parts
of the sayd shipp the Peace belonging to the arlate Vincent de la Barr
and Thomas de La Vall to the arlate Luke Wood during the voyage in
question for a valuable consideration, as the sayd Luke Wood did
affirme to this deponent and others of the sayd shipps Company
And further hee cannot depose but for more certaynty therein referreth
him selfe to the sayd Charterparty./

To the 3 article hee saith that hee well knoweth goeing Carpenter of the
sayd shipp that the arlate John Brewer and Edward Crispe were
commonly reputed the lawfull Owners and Proprietors of the other
five eighth parts of the sayd shipp Peace and her tackele and furniture
And knoweth that they did freight and imploy their sayd five eighth
parts upon their owne charge and Adventure as Owners and freighters
of them And (as the sayd Luke Wood did affirme to this deponent) hee
was by the sayd Brewer and Crispe intrusted to goe supracargo upon
the sayd shipp and voyage, as well for the mannagement of their sayd
five eighth parts as for him selfe and the mannagery of the
sayd three eighth parts of the sayd shipp soe lett to him the sayd
Wood by the sayd Grove And further to this article hee cannot depose/

To the 4th article hee saith that while the sayd shipp laye in the River
of Thames takeing in her provisions for the voyage in question this
deponent heard the arlate Edward Crispe aboard the sayd shipp
saye and declare that hee and the sayd Brewer were to pay and beare
the charge of their five eighth parts of the shipp Peace and of her victualls