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where the sayd Pryors men were workeing upon the sayd shelfe
when the sayd lighter was soe carried awaye is two hundred sixty
three foote distant from the sayd Mrs Ewens her wharfe, and nyntie
three foote further into the Thames then the Channell
digged or made by the sayd Mrs Ewens and her husbands men, And
this deponent did never observe or knowe that the sayd Pryor or his
servants did at any tyme worke upon the sayd shelfe within
the places where the sayd Ewens or her husbands his servants did
worke or soe neere the sayd Ewens his wharfe as the sayd
Ewens Channell by his servants digged lyeth, And further to this
article hee cannot depose./

To the 5th article hee saith hee hath observed that the arlate Mater
Ewens did cause his servants to heave great quantities of the ballast
by them digged on the sayd shelfe or banke, upon his the sayd Ewens
his wharfe, there to lye dryeing in readinesse for shipps to take
the same thense, And further to this article hee cannot depose/

To the 6th article hee cannot depose/

To the 7th hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true/

To the Interrogatories/ CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie (the dangers of periury being declared unto him
as the Interrogatorie requireth) hee saith hee is a lowe water man, and a
person usually imployed for takeing up of ballast, and saith hee
worketh in a lighter of his owne, and in noe other, and to the rest
of the Interrogatorie hee answereth negatively for his part And further cannot answere

To the second Interrogatorie hee answereth negatively for his part, and
verily beleeveth and is perswaded in his conscience that noe lowe
water man nor ballast man nor labourer that worketh in such lighters
nor any but the producent Pryor doth beare any part of the charge
of this suite. And further hee cannot answere./.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/

the marke of the sayd
Edward M [MARKE] Makkettuer./ MARKE, RH SIDE]


The 6th day of June 1657

Examined on the sayd allegation

Rp. 3us

Ex parte prior

Edward Ryder of Shadwell in the parish of Stepney
and County of Middlesex Long Cutler aged thirty one yeares
or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne and examined saith and
deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first article of the sayd allegation hee saith hee hath heard and
beleeveth that there is a statute lawe of this nation of England to the effect arlate