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salt is of a melting nature if it take wett and that the paper
was not stowed thereon but before and abaft as aforesayd and therefore was
not damnified by lying up on it./

To the 3 hee saith hee sawe divers bayles of the sayd Carbonell and Sewards
paper opened at Buttolphs wharfe and saith they had receaved
little or noe dammage soe farr as hee this deponent could or did observe
and saith hee neither sawe the paper laden into the shipp nor unladen out of it but only
sawe it in the shipp after it was laden and sawe it upon the wharfe
aforesayd takeing care of the delivery thereof as purser of the sayd shipp
and knoweth not whether it were inspected before the unladeing And further
hee cannot answere/

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/



The 10th of May 1656. [CENTRE HEADING]

Pett against the Ruth and}
Morrice Tompson.}
and others}

Examined upon an allegation on behalfe of the
said Tompson and others.

Rp. .j.

Edward Tompson of Shadwell in the County of
Middlesex Mariner, aged 49 yeeres or thereabouts
sworne and exámined.

To the first and second articles of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that
hee this deponent was commander of the shipp the Ruth arlate
the time when the worke in question was donne aboard her, which was
in the yeeres 1648 and 1649 or thereabouts, and did oversight and
looke after her doing the worke about her áltering repairing and
fitting, and from time to time paid all the workemen evry
Satturday night during the continuance of the said worke every
Carpenters, cawkers, Seamen and others, and dischardged all wages
and worke donne upon her by the day, and all that was donne
while she was in the dock of Peter Pett deceased; saving
two sheathings that were donne by the said mr Pett by this
[?greate], and stuff about the fore said repairing and altereing, howbeit
hee saith that hee this deponent paid the said Mr Pets man (by his order)
the summe of two hundred and fiftie pounds for stuff and timber in part of discharge of the
bill of the said mr Pett for the said repaires. And saith that when
the foresaid worke (saving the said sheathing) was almost finished
this deponent having long sustained the trouble of payment of
the workemen weekely, advised the said mr Maurice Tompson to advise
with mr Pett and (seeing the rest of the worke was even almost
finished) to agree with him by the greate for her two sheathings;
which accordingly hee did in the house of William Tompson the Cawker
in the said mr Petts yard in the presense of the said William Tompson
and of this deponent, and that then and there they comming to termes
about the charge of the said sheathing, they after much discourse thereabouts