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To the third article of the allegation bearing date the 31th of May 1655 and the schedule therein mentioned upon
which alone hee is by direction of the producent examined hee saith and
deposeth that hee this deponent liveing at Saint Lucar in the yeare one thousand
sixe hundred fifty fower thereby well remembreth that about the moneth of
November that yeare the arlate Edward Keene did with
his shipp or Ketch called the John and Elizabeth come in to harbour at Saint
Lucar in Spaine and had then on board his sayd shipp or Ketch divers of the goods
in the sayd schedule specified but the particulers of them hee doth not now
remember, which goods as hee hath heard and beleeveth were laden on board
the sayd vessell or Ketch for London for Account of the arlate James Cowse
to bee transported thense to Palma one of the Canarie Islands and there
delivered for the use and Account of the sayd Cowse And saith that the sayd
Keene having suffered great dammage at sea by fowle weather and other
Casualty at Sea, did thereupon put into harbour at Saint Lucar and there unlade
divers of the sayd goods
which and left them in the hands of this deponent and his
precontest Edward Watts to bee by them disposed of for Account of the sayd
James Cowse, An but the perticulars of the goods soe left by the sayd Keene
in the hands of the sayd Watts and this deponent hee remembreth not, but
for that hee this deponent departed from Saint Lucar for England before a
great part of the goods soe left were sold and disposed of for the sayd Cowse
his Account, and left the remaynder of them undisposed of in the hands of
the sayd Watts whoe hath since given the sayd Cowse an Accompt of the
disposall of all the goods soe left by the sayd Keene in the hands of this
deponent and the sayd Watts to which Accompt hee this deponent for more
certaynty referreth him selfe And further to this article hee cannot
depose saveing his subsequent deposition in this cause and saveing hee
saith that to the best of his now remembrance hee this deponent and
the sayd Watts told the sayd Keene after hee had left the sayd goods in
their hands that the sayd goods were not proper for Saint Lucar and that
there would bee much losse and dammage in them to the sayd Cowse in
the disposall of them there./

The sayd Peter Proby to the allegation being bearing
date the fowerth of March 1656.

To the first article of the sayd allegation hee saith hee knoweth not
what the Norwich stuffe arlate cost in England and further cannot depose
for that hee this deponent was returned from Saint Lucar into England
before the sayd Mr Watts did send an Account unto the
sayd Cowse of such goods as were left in the hands of the sayd Watts
and this deponent. by the sayd Keene, for Account of the sayd Cowse
before the sayd Watts shipped any of them to goe for Santa Cruse arlate

To the second article of the sayd allegation hee saith that among other goods
there were some Lockerams landed at Saint Lucar by the sayd keene belonging
to the sayd Cowse but the cost of them in England hee knoweth not, And saith



Peter Proby


Primary sources



PROB 5/1892 PROBY, Peter, of Putney, Surrey, merchant tailor, died in London (includes commission) [Registered will: PROB 11/378; Administration with will annexed d b n Feb 1686, Jun 1690]. 1684

PROB 11/378/182 Will of Peter Proby, Merchant Taylor of London 21 November 1684

PROB 32/31/190 FILED EXHIBITS WITH INVENTORIES: 1662-1720. Deceased: Proby, Peter, Putney, Surrey Declaration. 19 June 1690