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Captaine John Lawson and Captaine}
Samuel Howet and Company owners and
proprietors of a certayne shipp or}
vessell named the Providence of}
Scarborough whereof John Drake was}
Master ...


Which day the said Budd as
proctor for the said Captaine
Lawson and Captaine Howett
and Company to all intent
and effect of Lawe that doth or
may any way follow thereupon
did propound and alleadge that
in the monthes of June July
August and September in the yeare of our Lord god 1654 and
for divers yeares or monethes
next before and continually since
the said Captaine Lawson and
Captaine Howett and Company
were the true and lawfull owners
and proprietors of a certaine
shipp or vessell amed the
Providence of Scarborough and
of her tackle apparrell and
ffurniture and of a quantity of
Newcastle Coales and other
goods wares merchandizes or
provisions laden and put aboard
the said ship and that they
furnished the said shippe to
Sea laden with the said
goods for their account to bee
carryed to Portugall and that
in the said shipps course thither
ward within the time aforesaid
and more especially on or about
the 28th of August 1654 shee
was mett with and sett on
by a certaine shipp named the
Michael of Brest wherein
were the said James Smith
and Albert Myler and divers others
and that the said shipp did then belonge
to the said Griffin and Company and that
that the said Albert Myler and James Smith and
other their Associates and Complices did in an
hiostile manner being in the said shipp the Michael
of Brest by force and violence and without any
lawfull warrant or Commission and against the goods will
and liking of the said John Drake the Master and others
the Company of the said shipp the Providence seize and
surprize and take into their possession the said shippe
the Providence and her Tackle apparell and
ffurniture and all the Coales and other goods
wares and merchandizes and provisions that
were aboard her and utterly deprives the said
Captaine Lawson and Captaine Howett and
Company of the said shippe and ladeinge