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have borne and undergone upon his owne Account the losse
of the said 54 Caracca hydes and the said Chest of Tortoise shells
now Claimed and Otherwise cannot Answer./.

To the 12th hee saith that hee verily beleeveth that noe Spaniard
or subject of the King of Spaine had since the Lading (the
said Goods, and Share or Interest in them or any part thereof.
And otherwise cannot Answer.

To the last hee saith hee knoweth, not of any Assurance made
upon the said 54 Caracca hydes and the said Chest of the Tortoys shells
or any part thereof And further cannot Answer./.

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin

Claes Weillamss [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 17th of Aprill 1659:/.

The Claime of Cowell, Canham, and)
others, for the Thomas aforesaid)

Examined upon an Allegation made in the Acts of Court
on behalfe of the said Thomas Cowell,

vide jus in L10: Xi:


Thomas Yoakeley of Saint Cathereines neere the
Tower of London Mariner, aged 31 Yeeres or
thereabouts sworne; and Examined./.

To the said Allegation hee saith and deposeth that hee well knoweth the
ship the Thomas arlate, And saith that the arlate Mr Cowell
and one Mr Canham Mr Reed and Michael Yoakeley thelder, and Michael
Yoakley the Younger and this deponent, Set out the said Ship, about January 1653
from this Port of London on a Voyage to bee made with her
from hence to Roan, and to other places beyond the Seas and they
the said Cowell Canham, and Reed, and the said Yoakeleys are the true and Lawfull Owners of her and
by the Consent of thereof her said Owners went Master of her, and saith the said ship, (being in her Course for this
Port and coming from Morlaix) was together with this Deponent, and Company
seized by a Three Brest men of Warr; on or about the fifteenth of Aprill
1654: and saith that hee hath bin Certainely in formed by Letters
and otherwise that the said Ship Thomas was taken as aforesaid srescued and brought
unto ffalmouth; And further Cannot depose:

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first he saith that hee knowe the said Ship Thomas. about
two yeares before. shee was seized by the said three brest men of warr
and sawe heer last in Brest harbour after the said time that she was seized and further saving as
aforesaid hee cannot Answer./

To the second he saith that the Thomas had noe Great Gunns on board her
at the time of her said seizure that this Deponent Knowth of, And further (saving
his foregoeing deposition to which hee referreth himselfe) hee cannot Answer

To the last hee saith hee hath not seene the said Ship Thomas or any of
her Anchors Cables. or sailes since her, being in Brest Harbour and
further cannot answer./:

Repeated in Court before both Judges ./:

Tho. Yoakley: [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]