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The second of January 1657.
?Amory against hort)


Examined upon the libell.

Thomas Amory of Bristoll Marchant sonne of Thomas
Amory the producent, aged 24 yeares or thereabouts sworne
and examined.

To the first article hee saith hee was not present at the affreightment
arlate, but hath since seene the Charter partie made for the voyage and
betweene the parties arlate, which hee saith is of the purport and [XX XXXX]
effect arlate, and otherwise referring himselfe to the said Charter partie
hee cannot depose.

To the second article hee cannot depose, not beinge at Bristoll when
the shipp the Wild beare arlate proceeded thence in the voyage in question

To the third fourth and fifth hee cannot depose saving what followeth

To the sixth article hee saith and deposeth that in or about
the moneth of July 1653 the said shipp the Wildbeare under the
command and conduct of the arlate William hurt as her master or
Commander come and arived the voyage in question at Lisbone arlate
which hee knoweth because hee this examinate was then at LIsbone
and saw such her arivall under the command of the said [?hart] who
came thither master of her.

To the seaventh article hee saith and deposeth that after such arivall
of the said shipp at Lisbone the said voyage, the said William hart with
the advise of him this deponent sonne and factor of Thomas Amory
the producent did let out the said shipp for a voyage from Lisbone
to goe to the Azores Ilands in merchant imployment, and thence to
retourne to Lisbone. And saith the said hart at Lisbone tooke in
severall passengers to goe in the said shipp to the Azores, and was
(according to the custome of the passage) to allow them wood and
water, and saith that hee doth not remember how much the
transportation of the said passengers came to, And otherwise hee
cannot depose.

To the eighth hee cannot depose.

To the nineth article hee saith hee this deponent hath seene bills
of lading under the hand of the said hart for severall quantities of wine
received aboard the said shipp the voyage arlate at Saint Michaells and
at [XXXXX] in the Azores Ilands for severall marchants accounts to be
delivered at Lisbone, and saith that after the arivall of the said shipp
from the said Ilands at Lisborne, and that all the corne that came
in the said shipp was there delivered yet, there were severall merchants
that had had some under the said harts hand, that wanted the corne
and had XXXXv delivered unto ?them, wherewith when this deponent
acquainted the said hart, hee the said hart acknowledged the said [?oiles]
but could or would give noe account of the corne that was [XXX TORN]
?sometime laying the fault on his XXXXX XXXX?Man?ce, and ?sent XXX XXXv ?depXXX TORNv
unsatisfactory XXXXXv. And further saith that after and upon the