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seized nor the sayd Captaine hares shipp the Anne Pearcie
and her ladeing burnt and destroyed by her./

To the 7th hee saith hee well knew the Anne Pearcie before her
being burnt (though not present at the tyme when the same was done) and knoweth
shee was an able-shipp of about two hundred and threescore tonnes
and well provided with all furniture necessary and therefore beleeveth
she was worth at her burneing two thousand pounds
sterling at least beside whatsoever stock shee had aboard And
further hee cannot answere not knowing what ladeing shee had aboard [at GUTTER]
the tyme arlate./

To the 8th for the reasons aforesayd hee cannot depose/

To the last hee saith hee cannot depose not knowing any of the
Owners of the Anne Pearcie save the sayd Captaine hare nor knoweth
what to value their dammage at more then before hee hath done
yet knoweth they must needes suffer great dammage for the
want of the Imployment of the sayd shipp in the designe shee was
upon, beside the value of the shipp and stock./

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/



The 8th day of September 1658/

Wm Thomas against the shipp the John of}
Barkesheire and against Edmund halley}
and his part thereof.}

Examined on a libell on behalfe of the sayd
William Thomas./

Rp. 5

William Bassett of Shadwell in the parish of
Stepney and County of Middlesex Grasier aged forty
yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne and
examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet/

To the first and second article of the sayd libell hee saith
that in or about the Month of Aprill 1656
there was a treaty of imployment of the arlate shipps the John
of Barkeshire and the Sarah of London upon a maritime voyage
and imployment from London to Greeneland and thence back
for London made betwixt this deponent the arlate William Bassett
the arlate Edmund halley and William Thomas part Owners of
the three quarter parts of the sayd shipps, and Symon Messinger
John Tarleton and Robert Browning arlate part Owners of the other
quarter part of the sayd shipps and this deponent and the rest of
the parties aforenamed came to an agreement concerning the
manageing and ordering of the sayd voyage, and upon such their
agreement there was a contract drawne up in writing betweeene
them for the better ordering and manageing of the sayd voyage to
the best benefitt of the sayd persons that every of the sayd persons
might have equall benefitt and advantage each with other