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The second day of ffebruary. 1658./.

Thomas Taylor and Loys his wife)
against the Shipp the Summer Islands Merchant)
and against John Jenkins Master of the said)
Ship. Budd: Cheeke:-)

Examined upon a Libel given in on behalfe
of the said Thomas Taylor and Loys his wife./

Rp. j
vide Xus C:C:

Robert Humphry of Wapping Mariner, aged
40 yeeres or thereabouts, sworne and Examined:/.

To the first second and third articles hee saith that the arlate Thomas
Taylor and Loijs Taylor his wife were, Commonly accounted and
reputed the true and Lawfull owners and Proprietors of Eight and
twenty Cedar Chests, which contained and were filled (as this deponent
verily beleeveth) with Tobaccoe; and alsoe sixty six Rolls of Tobaccoe, and
of foure more Rolls of Tobaccoe, and of a quantity of
Oranges, All which said goods hee saith were Laden aboard the
arlate Ship the Summer Islands Merchant John Jenkins Master at the
Bermudas by the said Loys Taylor, (who was then there) to be
thence Transported into England here to be delivered
to the said Thomas or Loys Taylor: or their Assignes, And saith
that since the said Lading of the said goods aboard the said
Ship, this deponent hath oftentimes heard the said Jenkins say
and acknowledge that all the foresaid goods were laden on board
the said ship the Summer Island Merchant and that (saving the Oranges) hee
must be accountable for the same, or to that Purpose, The
Premisses hee deposeth for that hee went out, and came home
Mate of the said ship the Summer Island Merchant and sawe the
foresaid goods on board the said ship, at the Bermudas, and
tooke a Noate in writing of the same saving the said oranges and further hee cannot

To the 4th hee saith that since the Lading of the said goods on
board the said ship, the said ship is safely arived here in England
and that since such her Arrivall, this deponent hath bin in Company
of and with the said Loijs Taylor and the said John Jenkins
both at Plimouth , and at this Port of London when, and where
this deponent hath heard the said Loys Taylor demand of the said
Jenkins some Cedar Chests and some Rolls
of Tobaccoe, (but how many hee now remembreth not) and
alsoe the foresaid Oranges, and the said Jenkins denieth having the said oranges and therefore refused to
make satisfaction for them and further hee cannot

To the 5th hee cannot depose as he saith:

To the 6th hee saith that the said Thomas and Loijs Taylor are damnified
by not receiving their goods, but what vallue hee knoweth
not, and further hee cannot depose:/

To the 7th hee referreth himselfe to the Registry of this Court./:

To the 8th hee saith the said John Jenkins is an English man and subiect of this Comonwealth

To the 9th he cannot depose

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true./: