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their Officers by or on the behalf of the said Captaine Phillips for
the removing and takeing off of the said locks, to prevent the perishing
of the said goods, but by whom or to whom in particular the said adresses
were made this rendent saith hee knoweth not:/

To the 7th hee saith hee knoweth nothing thereof./

Repeated in Court:/



On the twentith day of June 1655.

[?Olany] and Chappell against}
Stancliffe. Budd Smith.}


Henry Harling of the parish of Saint
Dunstan in the East London Wharfinger
where he hath lived about sixe yeares
last past, aged about 27 yeares, a wittnes
produced and sworne and being examined he
deposeth as followeth.

To the first second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seaventh and
eight articles of the said Libell he cannot depose, being altogether
a stranger to the voyage of the shipp the George of London
Libellate to Mallega and soe homeward to this Port of London
as is Libellate;

To the ninth article of the sayd allegation he deposeth and saith that
he this deponent belongeth unto a wharfe called Ralphs
key nigh Billingsgate and that he hath knowne for two yeares past a Lighter
(which is a french bottom) and is commonly calld and
knowne by the name of the french Lighter, And he saith
that about a quarter of a yeare since the sayd Lighter brought
certaine bayles of goods unto the sayd Ralphs key to putt
them there on shoare, and that some of the said goods did receive dammage
and were there on shoare, and that some of the said goods did receive dammage
and were damnified by receiving of wett, but whither it was
by the insufficiency of the sayd Lighter or by the negligence of
the Porters that were imployed in the unlading or putting on
shoare the said goods he knoweth not And further he cannot

To the 10th 11th 12th and 13th articles he cannot depose

To the fourteenth he saith that he knoweth not the arlate Stanliffe.

To the last he saith his foregoeing deposition is true.

To the crosse Interrogatoryes [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatory he answereth that he now comes to testify being
cited by vertue of a Compulsory, And to the rest he answereth negatively.

To the second he answereth that he knoweth not any Lighter called
the Margaret as is interrate, But he answereth that the Lighter commonly
calld the french Lighter (by him deposed of) hath in this deponents iudgement
a rank keele, and that (as he hath heard) other goods besides the
goods of the producents and the goods by him predeposed of at Ralphs
key, have received damage in the sayd Lighter calld the ffrench Lighter
And further he caannot answere.

To the rest of the Interrogatoryes he cannot answeare, knowing nothing of
the voyage or the shipp or barrells of raisens interrogated./.

Repeated in Court.