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HCA 13/72 f.231v Annotate
First transcribed 16 September 2013  +
First transcriber Colin Greenstreet  +
Folio 231  +
Parent volume HCA 13/72  +
People <u>Edward Webb</u>  +
Primary sources '''TNA''' <u>PROB</u> PROB 4'''TNA''' <u>PROB</u> PROB 4/15830 Engrossed Inventories Exhibited from 1660. Webb, John, of St. Paul, Shadwell, Mdx., but ob. at Plymouth. 07 April 1683 PROB 11/340/223 Will of Edward Webb of Saint Paul Shadwell, Middlesex 25 October 1672<br /> PROB 11/338/555 Sentence of Edward Webb of Saint Paul Shadwell, Middlesex 05 July 1672<br /> PROB 11/357/355 Will of Thomas Webb, Gentleman of Saint Paul Shadwell, Middlesex 26 August 1678nt Paul Shadwell, Middlesex 26 August 1678  +
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Status Uploaded image; transcribed on 16/09/2013  +
Transcription The 16th day of January 1657 English styleThe 16th day of January 1657 English style/ Examined on the sayd petition '''Rp. 4us''' '''Edward Webb''' of Upper Shadwell in the parish of Stepney and<br /> County of Middlesex gentleman aged forty nyne yeares or thereabouts<br /> a wittnesse sworne and examined saith and deposeth as followeth To the sayd petition hee saith that hee this deponent being one of the Rulers an<br /> officer belonging to the ballast office for ballasting of shipps in the<br /> River of Thames Knoweth that the sayd office was aunciently grauntable ny the<br /> Crowne and was in the tymme of the deceased King Charles graunted unto one Mr<br /> Smith and others this hee the better knoweth for that hee was an Officer then of the<br /> sayd Office under the sayd Smith and other the then Grauntees And knoweth that in<br /> or about September last the sayd office for ballasting of shipps was graunted by<br /> his highnesse the Lord Protector unto Thomas Lodington George Bourman<br /> Samuell Clarke and Oliver Williams parties in this suite paying to his highnesse<br /> Exchequer for the same the yearely rent of a thousand pound sterling, which<br /> grauntees ever since the sayd graunt have bin possessed of the sayd office and<br /> exercized the same by them selves and their officers whereof this deponent is one<br /> and the sayd grauntees in order to the exercise thereof did by their officers<br /> make publication of the authority soe comitted to them by setting up printed<br /> papers thereof upon the Exchange London and the Custome house and Billinsgate<br /> and all convenient landing places and stayres on both sides the River of<br /> Thames that soe Masters of shipps and such as had occasion to use ballast<br /> might take notice thereof and repaire to the sayd Office and bee furnished<br /> therewith divers of which papers hee hath seene standing up in severall places And further hee cannot depose for that hee knoweth not Claes<br /> Johnson nor his shipp the ''hope'' of fflushing shee not lying in that part of<br /> the River of Thames which is his Squadron and wherein hee is appointed<br /> to take care of ballasting of shipps./ [To the Interrogatories CENTRE HEADING] To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee cometh to testifie the truth of his<br /> knowledge in this cause being required soe to doe by the producents And<br /> saith it will bee neither profitt nor preiudice to him that hee knoweth of whether the sayd Bourman<br /> and the rest of the sayd Grauntees prevaile or be overthrowne in this cause and<br /> saith hee hath noe other benefitt by the profitts ariseing by the sayd office but<br /> his annuall sallary hee being one of the Rulers appointed to see ballast put<br /> aboard shipps and take notice how many tonnes every shipp taketh in<br /> which lyeth in his squadron or division but what his salary will amount unto<br /> hee cannot at present expresse And further hee cannot answere/ To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith hee knoweth neither the Interrogate Claes Johnson<br /> nor his shipp Interrogate and therefore cannot further answere to this<br /> Interrogatorie./ To the 3 Interrogatorie hee saith hee hath satisfied the contents thereof in his foregoeing<br /> deposition soe farr as hee can/ To the 4th it concerneth him not neither can hee answere thereto/ To the 5th hee saith hee knoweth not what goods the ''hope'' carried the voyage<br /> Interrogate, and saith that drye goods ought to have dry ballast or<br /> ballast drayned, and such the ballast office hath hither to bee well provided of [?hee]<br /> saith that in case ballast bee not very drye the Master by his care in well<br /> dennageing his goods of what kindesoever from dammage by any<br /> wettnesse of the ballast And further hee cannot answere./ To the 6th hee saith that the sayd Bourman and the other grauntees ever since the tyme<br /> ofauntees ever since the tyme<br /> of  +
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