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speedily donne, the labourers that were heaving ballast out of the said
lighter into the Mary had undoubtedly bin crushed a peeces, and the lighter
had bin in all probabilitie sunck downe right in the River
and saith that by the water received (notwithstanding all the said endeavour) the
labourers were up to the knees in water to heave out the ballast and
carry her ashore to preserve her from sincking, of this deponents
sight and knowledge. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the fifth hee saith that the company of the hoy had timely notice
to prevent their comming fowle of the said lighter, and were within
hearing of the said (sic) calling out unto them, and if they had donne
their dutie they might have prevented the said dammage.

To the sixth hee saith that the said lighter before and to the time of
the comming fowle of the said hoy as aforesaid, was a very strong and
staunch lighter, and that her repaire of the said dammage (as
the Carpenter then did it told this deponent) stood the said producent
in seaven pounds sterling, And otherwise hee cannot depose.

The mark of [MARKE] Oliver Langdon [MARKE, RH SIDE]


To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee cometh required by the said producent to testifie the
truth in this cause, and otherwise negatively saving as aforesaid.

To the second hee saith there were then other vessells turning downe the
river, but none neere the said hoy, (that this deponent sawe), and it was tyde of ebb, And
otherwise hee cannot answer, saving as aforesaid.

Repeated before Colonel Cock.

[MARKE] The marke of [MARKE, RH SIDE]
the said Langdon


The 12th of December 1656.

The claime of Edward Wood and others}
for the Starr frigot. Colquiste. Budd.}

Exámined upon an allegation given in
on the behalfe of the said Wood
and others the 4th of this instant.

Rp. .j.

John Cherry of Wapping Mariner, aged 40 yeeres
of thereabouts sworne and exámined.

To the first article hee saith hee well knoweth the producent Edward
Wood and hath soe donne for theise tenn yeeres last and upwards
and saith alsoe well knoweth the Starr frigot arlate and hath soe
donne for theise five yeeres last, and saith the said Wood and company
have bin the time arlate and are commonly accounted owners of her
and of her tackle and furniture and tenn iron guns and other appurtenances,
and as owners they set her out thense for on a voyage for Ginney
and the Barbadás under the conduct of Richard hayden her master, which hee
knoweth being shipt boatswaine of the said voyage.