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other English shipps beside the Scipio all which as well as the
Scipio were offered and did take imployment and goe for
Brazeele in Company of the Scipio And further saving his foregoeing
deposition hee cannot more particularly answere./

To the 4th hee saith hee was one of the shipps Company which
soe refused to proceede unlesse his wages were augmented And
saith if this respondent could have gotten his wages then due
according to the first agreement and safe passage from Lisbon to
London hee beleeveth hee would have deserted the sayd shipp in
case the sayd Ewens had not agreed and promised an auge-
mentation of wages And further hee cannot answere/

To the 5th hee saith hee receaved pay for eight moneths at
the rate of fower shillings sixe pence a dollar the sayd Ewens
having agreed to pay the same at that rate it being the usuall
rate (according to English money) that the sayd dollars are worth
and saith that a dollar doth usually goe at Lisbone for sixe shillings
Portuguese money, and saith the number of dollers hee receaved hee
now remembreth not but saith there was when hee as soe paid
some dayes above eight moneths pay due at the rate of fifty
shillings per moneth And what others receaved hee knoweth not
saveing hee beleeveth they receaved eight moneths pay
at the like rates of 4:s 6:d per doller. And further hee cannot

To the 6th hee saith hee hath receaved of the sayd Ewens his wages
for the whole voyage in question at such rate as was awarded
to him by Arbitrators chosen by the sayd Ewens and this rendent
soe that hee intends noe suite whosoever prevailes in this cause
And to the rest negatively./

To the 5th hee saith hee knoweth that the factors ffosse and Miles did
depart the shipp at Lisbon before all her ladeing was delivered
or unladen there and without the good likeing
or leave (as hee beleeveth) of the sayd Ewens, and saith that hee
beleeveth the sayd Tucker and Howgate stayed at Lisbon till the sayd
shipp was wholly unladen there And further hee saith hee hath
heard and beleeveth that the Interrogate Myles did take away some tobacco
out of the Shipp Scipio (but the quantitie hee knoweth not) and hath
heard the sayd Ewens saye that hee paid fower score Mill Reas
for tobaccoes taken out of the sayd shipp And further hee cannot

To the 8th Interrogatorie hee saith hee cannot answere not having heard
anything touching the matter Interrogate./

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/



The 5th day of March 1658 English style/

Examined on the sayd allegation/

Rp 3

James Retallick of Wapping Mariner aged thirty
five yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne and examined saith
and deposeth as followeth videlicet./


Primary sources


See also HCA 13/129:Personal answers of Thomas Ewens: Allegation: Humfrey ffosse, John Tucker & Charles Howgate: Date: 2nd June 1659

See also HCA 13/129: Personal answers of Humfey ffosse John Tucker Christofer Mills: Allegation: Captain Thomas Ewens: Date: XXXX