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Guarachiche by order of the said Owners respectively. And further cannot

To the fifth hee saith, That the goods predeposed were ordered to be delivered
to the said John Coymans and Balthazar Coymans Amsterdamers and
Subjects of the States of the United Netherlands for the accompt aforesaud
And further otherwise then negatively hee cannot depose./

To the 6th hee saith and deposeth, That hee this rendent is fully Convinced
in Conscience, That the goods predeposed nor any part thereof did or doe of
right belong to any ffrench man or men Subject or Subjects of the ffrench
king interrate./

To the 7th hee saith hee doeth not know or remember any Merchants goods
that were aboard the shipp Saint Mary aforesaid, for which there were not
bills of lading signed, and saith that three bills of lading of one and the same
tenor were by this rendent firmed for each particular Merchants goods, but none
of contrary tenor or consigned to any other persons then the said bills expressed:-



The 20th day of March .1654: [CENTRE HEADING]

John Salmon against Edward Bushell and}
John Bushell. Clements. Smith}

Examined upon an Allegation on the behalfe of the said

Clements dt./


John Barefoot of Wapping in the parrish of
Stepney and County of Middlesex Mariner aged 44 yeares
or thereabouts a Wittnes sworne and examined saith and
deposeth as followeth videlicet

To the first article hee saith, That hee this deponent well knowne (sic) the shipp or
Vessell the Elizabeth arlate for about 14. moneths last past, during all
which time the arlate John Salmon the producent in this Cause hath been and
still is part Owner of the said shipp the Elizabeth of London, and for and as such
the said producent for all the time aforesaid was and still is generally reputed and taken
Which hee knoweth being Gunner in and of the said shipp in her last
two Voiages the first for Lisbone and the last for the Canaries, both under the
Conduct of the said producent. And further cannot depose./

To the second hee saith, That within the moneths predeposed, (the time hee other
wise doeth not particulary remember) there were laden and received aboard the said
shipp the Elizabeth then being at or neere Lisbone in Portugall about
50. Chests of subar (sic) marked I:F. and one Chest and a featch of sugar marked
[STAR MARKE] and one other Chest of sugar marked I.N. all which goods and Merchandizes were
to be transported from Lisbone for England for the accompt of the arlate Edward and
John Bushell Merchants of London, and were according to this deponent then
understood, to be landed at dover or delivered in the downes and in Case of landing or delivereing the said
Master was to have 1 li 5 s for the freight of each Chest, but in Case the same
were delivered at London then the freight of each Chest to be 1 li 3 s and so
much this deponent hath seen and observed out of bills of lading for the said goods
remaining in the said masters Custodie since the arrivall of the said shipp at
London and the deliverey of the said goods to the said Bushells. The premisses
hee deposeth being as aforesaid Gunner of the said Voiage in Controversy, and present
and assisting at the lading and unlading of the said goods. And further cannot depose.