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[X GUTTER] . 3 . 4 . 5 . 7 .

numbred ás in the margent, and for such commonly accounted, which hee
knoweth for that hee this exáminate being a tidesman for the Customs,
and waiting aboard the vessell libellate called the Pleasure boate, herein
the said bookes came to this port, sawe the said producent looke after and
owne them, and enter and take them up at the Custome house for his owne

To the second hee saith the arlate Joost Johnson was master and Governour
of the said vessell the time aforesaid, and had the command of her of
this deponents sight at the time of her arivall in this port the
voyage in question.

To the third and fourth hee cannot depose saving as aforesaid and what

To the fifth árticle hee saith and deposeth that three of the foure
bales of bookes arlate (namely the three marked 3. 4. and 7). in their
transportation from Rotterdam to this port, were before their delivery
in this port, much wet and damnified with water which the said shipp
had received, which hee knoweth because hee sawe them upon their
arivall and mooring of the said vessell neere Saint Catherines in such wett
and much damnified condition; and saith that such dammage as hee
verily conceiveth came and happened by the neglect or unskilfulnes of
the said master, for that after safe arivall at Gravesend, hee would
needs and did set saile thense (having the winde faire) upon
tide of ebb, and whereas in such case shipps use to stopp about
Blackwell or Woolwidge (sic) to expect the flood and to have water
or ebs comming with shallowe water, (as it was when
the said vessell came up into the River) use to keepe in the channell
to avoide anchors, the said Johnson through wilfulnes or unskilfulnes
came quite up to his place of mooring neere Saint Catherines, with
a very shallow water, and without any stopp, and in soe comming up
went one while soe nigh the shore that hee had a knock with
his vessell against an anchor, and afterwards comming to moore hee
struke againe against an anchor (being as this deponent beleeveth
his owne anchor, which was newly cast out) by which meanes hee
beleeveth the said dammage came, there being holes found in her
keele after her mooring, which came by having run or hit
upon one or more anchors. All which hee deposeth because hee
came from Gravesend in her, to the said mooring, And otherwise
hee cannot depose.

To the 6th hee cannot depose.

To the 7th and 8th hee cannot depose.

To the 9th hee referreth himselfe to the Registrie of this Court, and
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 10th hee conceiveth the said Johnson in the case in question is
subiect to the Jurisdiction of this Court,