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are generally accounted reputed and taken. The
premisses he deposeth and knoweth to be true, for that
the producents on or about the fifth day of ffebruary in the
yeare on thousand six hundred fifty eight (English stile)
did buy the said ship Experience (then called the two
sisters) of one William Williams and Company of London
Merchants; and this deponent at their request then made the
bill of sale for the same, and saw it sealed and
delivered by the sayd Williams and company to and for the
use of the producents; and for that this deponent did afterwards
make particular bills of sale for each of the said
producents, of one seaventh part of the said shipp tackle and furniture to each of them by [?owXXX]
from the whole Company Joyntly. And further to this
Article he deposeth not saving he sayth that thy have
ever since continued the owners of her as aforesayd, [?videlicet]
each man owner of a 7th part of er./

Ad 2um Arlum dicit that soone after the producents had
bought the sayd shipp then called The Two Sisters, THey
changed her name and called her the Experience
and then fitted her and furnished her with provisions and other necessaries at their owne charge and sent her out from this port
of London on a trading voyage to goe from hence to Lisbon
in Portugall, and from thence to the Brazeele, from
whence she was to returne to Lisbone, and so to London
and before such her preceeding from this port on the
voyage, they the said producents laded here or caused to be
laden and put on board her for their owne use and account
a Cargoe of goods consisting in Bayes, Perpetuanas,
Serges, stockings, ffustians and other merchandizes
which togeather with the charges of Merchandize thereupon
cleare aboard, did amount unto the summe of [?ten]
thousand pounds sterling or there abouts; with which lading
he sayth the Experience did afterwards arrive in
Lisbone safely which he knoweth for that he this deponent was and
is Booke keeper to the Producents, and tooke not
of and kept accounts of all the foresayd goods so laden and
put onboard the said ship, and of all the charges disbursements
in and about the shipping of them; and for that this deponent
did receive letters of Advice from the Producents [?ffactor]
at Lisbone signifying the safe arrivall of the sayd shipp and
lading there./

Als 3um deponit et dicit that before the sayd ships proceeding
hence on the said voyage, the producents made and constitu
ted the Arlate John Kingsman Master or Commander of the said