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To the 25th hee saith that at the time of the Arrivall of the
said ship at Legorne a Quintall of Pepper was there well
worth and usually sold for ffourteene Peeces of Eight over
and above all Charges, accounting every Peece of Eight
at five shillings sterlinge, which was the then usuall
Course of Exchange, from Lighorne to London, which
hee knoweth being and Continuing on Board the
said Bantam ffrigot, in the Quality aforesaid And
further cannot depose:/

To the 26th 27th 28th and 29th hee Deposeth not, saving
as aforesaid:/:

To the 30th. hee saith that during all the time
that the said ship Bantam, and the said Newman and Taylor
and Company were as aforesaid under the
restrant of the Dutch before and after the said Mr Newman
Mr Taylor and all the said ships Company
did demeane and Carry themselves very
Civilly and Peacibly, towards the said Van
Voorst and all his Company, and alsoe to=
wards the Generall of Battavia, and all
others in those Parts and further cannot depose

To the 31th hee saith hee cannot depose./

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition
is true

Repeated before Collonel Cocke

William Chambers [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 16th day of Aprill 1659:/:

Examined upon the said Allegation


Thomas Newman of Mile End in the parish of
Stepney Merchant late supra Cargo of the Bantam ffrigott Isaac Taylor Master aged 43 yeeres or therabouts
sworne and Examined/

To the first and 2nd articles of the said Allegation, hee saith that from the moneth
of September 1656. untill this present time the arlate
Mr Edward Mico, and Mr William Prittiman and Company have bin
and are Comonly accounted the Lawfull Owners and Proprietors of
the ship the Bantam ffrigot. whereof Isaac Taylor was
Comander, And saith that the arlate John Bancks, Richard ffoord
the said Edward Mico the said William Pittiman (sic), anone Mr Ba?ren and one Thomas
Rodbeard and one Mr XXXXXX about the said moneth of September 1656 tooke the said ship
the Bantam ffrigot to ffreight, and set her out upon a Voyage
to be made from this Port of London to the East Indias there to lade
Pepper, and to returne to Europe with the same for the