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On the behalfe of the sayd
Dan: Bradley.

The 12th day of Aprill 1656.

Examined upon the sayd Interrogatories.

Rp. 3

Joseph Smith of Ipswich in the County of Suffolke mariner
Late one of the Company of the sayd shipp Christopher. aged
twenty yeares or thereabouts, sworne before the sayd worshippfull
John Godolphin Doctor of Lawes, and one of the Judges of the high
Court of Admiralty, and examined saith and deposeth as
following. videlicet.

To the first Interrogatory This deponent saith he knew the shipp the Christopher
interrate att her last being att Saint Remo neere unto Genua, bound for
London, and was one of the Mariners of her Company the sayd voyage.
And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the second Interrogatory This deponent saith that the sayd Daniel Bradley
the Master of the sayd shipp did lade on board the sayd shipp in the moneth
of December 1655 last past att Saint Remo aforesayd severall parcells
of wynes, lemmons and Oranges for his owne benefit and aććompt
this deponent being present att the lading thereof and seeing the same
brought on board. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the third Interrogatory This deponent saith that the sayd shipp having taken
her lading att Saint Remo aforesayd departed from thence in the sayd moneth
of december last past upon her voyage for this port of London. And
in her Course upon the prosecution of such voyage she was mett with
and surprized with all her lading by an Enemy shipp being a
Man of warr formerly belonging to Brest. And the sayd
Daniel Bradleys goods aforesayd were on board her att the tyme
of her the sayd shipp Christopher being so surprized, and by
meanes thereof were and are become utterly lost to the sayd
Daniel. which hee knoweth for that he was on board the Christopher
att the tyme of the sayd surprizall, and sayled in her under the
Command of the Company of the sayd Man of Warr to a place
in Spayne within the Bay of Biscay called Shesh[?Xne] where
the sayd shipp Christopher and her lading were confiscat and
made prize of. And otherwise he saith he cannot depose.



On the behalfe of Mary Dell in}
her owne right and as Administratrix}
of John Dell, against the shipp}
Three Sisters Samuell Titsell Master}
and against Alexander Hatchel}
ffranklin Smith}

The xijth day of April .1656.

Examined upon a Libell on behalfe of the sayd Mary Dell

Rp. jus.

Captaine Samuel Titsell of Radriffe in the County of Surrey
master of the sayd shipp Three Sisters. aged 36 yeares or
thereabouts a witnes sworne and examined saith as followeth. videlicet

To the first article of the sayd Libell This deponent saith that in the monethes