20th Junij 1650.
Marten and Stutten Thomp … 20th Junij 1650.
Marten and Stutten Thompson et alias.}
Super lillo pred examinatus.
Ad primum, 2. 3. 4. et 5 arlos deponit et dicit that on or about the<br />
ninteenth day of the moneth of Aprill last past this deponent<br />
and his contest henry dalton arbitrators chosen for the producent to help to<br />
end the difference betweene him and the arlate Thomas Stuttin about<br />
the battery in question, met with the said parties in sute and<br />
with two arbitrators nominated on the behalfe of the said Stuttin<br />
at the signe of the Plume of ffeathers at Saint Catherines<br />
staires, about composing he said difference, and then and<br />
there having speech thereabout with the said Stuttin, hee this<br />
deponent heard him then and there confesse and acknowledge<br />
that hee had struck the arlate John Martin about the 24th of January as the said John was in his boote by his the [#]
[LH MARGIN]<br />
[#] said Stuttins slip side<br />
and then to London<br />
afterwards and before hee durst come up with his shipp hee<br />
had sente twice or thrice to Gravesend to enquire whither the said<br />
John was living or dead, and did there offer himselfe ready to<br />
pay the said master a good summe of money in lieu of the said<br />
dammage and battary, Et alr nescit deponere, saving the<br />
said Robert Martin was and is by profession a waterman<br />
and useth to rowe upon the Thames, and the said John was and<br />
is his servant and apprentice, and that the said John as hee<br />
beleeveth [?gained] ordinarily to his said master 14 or 15 ''s'' per<br />
weeke one weeke with another Before the said dammage happened<br />
and that it is usuall for watermen there to gaine<br />
after that rate.
Ad primum 2t 2 recit regatus per producend, alr negative et [?XXXX<br />
John Polls [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]
Super lillo producen examinat.
'''Andreas Dalton''' arochia sancti Olavi in burgo de<br />
Southwark Parchment maker, aetatis 56 annorum<br />
eo circiter testis productus et juratus.
Ad 1um. 2. 3. 4. et 5um arlos deponit et dicit that this deponent [?being]<br />
chosen an arbitrator by the producent hath to end the difference [?in]<br />
question, had a meeting with his precontest John Potts another of<br />
the producents arbitrators, and with two others named by the [?allegate]<br />
Thoma Stuttin at the Plume of feathers at Saint [/XXX]
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