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this deponents knowledge did leake out and came downe
amongst the Merchants fish and much damnified the same
in soe much that when the same came to be sold at Mevis where
other ffish was there sold for a pound of sugar for every pound of
fish the sayd Woods was faine to sell the sayd fish soe damnified
some of it at halfe that price and some at lesse than halfe that
price, to the great dammage of the sayd Luke Woods.
This hee deposeth of certayne knowledge And farther hee cannot depose,

To the 25th article hee cannot depose/

To the 26th hee saith that the arlate Luke Woods was during the ?sayd
voyage (of this deponents sight and observation) very industrious and
carefull in mannageing of the affayres of the sayd shipp the Peace
committed to his charge and in the sale and disposall of her goods and
Merchandizes and in buying and reladeing her with others And hee this
deponent is verily persuaded in his conscience that if the sayd
Thomas Groves had used the like diligence in performance of his
duty as Master and not behaved him selfe in such refractory and dis[XXXX GUTTER]
manner as is afore declared the sayd shipp might have discharged
her voyage fower or five moneths sooner than shee did And further
hee cannot depose/

To the 27th article hee saith that in case the sayd shipp the Peace had
arrived at the Barbados whether shee was bound with her ladeing
from Newfound land the sayd Woods might in this deponents Judg
ment and as hee verily beleeveth) In all probability have sold
and disposed there of the sayd ffish and other goods whilst the same was sounde market[X GUTTER]
and well conditioned, and at good valew, and made quick returne thence
to London and quicker by at least five or sixe monethes than hee
did whereas the sayd ffish and other goods (whereof
the sayd Luke Woods had three eighth parts upon his Accompt) were
much damnified the fish growing rotten and divers Caskes of oyle
which the sayd Woods had aboard growing very leakie in soe much that many of them leaked cleare out by reason of
their lying soe long undisposed of And further hee cannot depose/

To the 28th hee saith that in his this deponents Judgment the sayd Luke [XXX GUTTER]
did susteyne losse and dammage in the sale of ?the three eighth parts of the
sayd shipp the Pease her ladeing of ffish and other goods more than wh[XXXX GUTTER]
hee might have made of them at the Barbados if the sayd shipp
had not missed her course thither the summe of three hundred pounds
sterling or neere thereabouts besides the losse of about fower or five
moneths tyme for which the sayd Woods payed or was to pay freight
And further hee cannot depose/