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The second of Aprill 1656

harris, Bowier and others against}
Pursell, Walters and others}
Smith. Suckley}

Examined upon an allegation on the behalfe
of the said harris and others 7th March last.

Rp. .J.

Edward Arlibeare of Wapping Wall in the County
of Middlesex Mariner, aged 32 yeeres or thereabouts
sworne and exámined.

To the first article hee saith and deposeth that this deponent
the master, and his Company of the shipp arlate the Mathew and John
did not begin to take or receive into her at Newfound Land (the voyage
in question) any fish upon the account of the arlate Walters, Pursell
Webb and Massey and company untill all the said fish was well
Cured before the nine and twentieth day of July 1650, which hee
knoweth being master of the said shipp and receiving the same there

To the second and third articles hee saith and deposeth that all the
fish which was taken in and received aboard the said shipp the said voyage
at Newfound land for the use and account of the said Walters, Pursell,
Webb Massey and Company, was at the time of the said receipt thereof
aboard very well cured, and was good fish, and soe continued unto
the time of the delivery thereof, and saith there was noe part thereof
throwne overboard or spoiled by the way, but the same was all delivered
in very good order and condition in Bilboa but the factor or agent
of the said Walters and Company, namely to Mr Joseph Throckkmorton, [?# GUTTER]
(who was purposely sent to New found land by the said walters, Pursell and company to t[XXX GUTTER]

[LH MARGIN] saith that hee this deponent
in the said lading of fish,
and taking in the same accordingly
and in good order)

, drew bills of
exchange upon the said Walters, Pursell and company aforesaid for payment
of the price of the said fish unto the producents harris, Bowier and
company; and since this deponents retourne hee hath bin informed that the
said Walters, Pursell and company have accepted the said bills, and paid
the moneys accordingly without contradiction, or taking any exceptions
against the condition of the said fish or any part thereof. The premisses
touching the intire transportation of the said cargo of fish from
Newfound land to Bilboa, and delivery there of the same to the said
Mr Throckmorton, factor of and for the said Walters, Pursell and
carrying aforesaid in good condition hee knoweth because hee this deponent went master
of the said shipp from Newfound land to Bilboa and there made the
said delivery thereof.

Repeated [?ut] infra.

Edward Arlibear [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

see the Interrogatories in the
leafe following. [RH SIDE, BY SIGNATURE]

see before [#]

following the said morning, the said master taking his boate and a[XXX GUTTER]]
to help him [XXXX it] aboard, came from shoare in the night time, leaving his said
[?fXXX] man (whereof the said [?Betson] was one) there, who when two when two of his
said men that were ashore [XXXXX], and knowing that hee well
near full of drincke and fearing his miscarriage hired another boate and
hasted after him, and found him driving quite out of the way where[?in GUTTER]
hee should have gonne to get aboard, hee and the said stranger (whom