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The 20th day of July 1658/

The clayme of John Walker William Wall}
Thomas Slater and John Walgrave for their wynes}
first laden aboard a certayne shipp called the Mary}
and Joyce (whereof Phillip Stafford was Master)}
and afterwards the same being by the enymyes}
of the Commonwealth seized, were put aboard a}
Certayne shipp called the Elizabeth (whereof}
Isaack Nicholson was Master) and were}
afterwards retaken by the Bryar ffrigott, in}
the imediate service of the State and Common=}
wealth of England Budd Smith ffrancklin}

Examined on an allegation on behalfe of
the sayd Walker Wall Slater and


John Thackston of Wapping
Mariner Boatswaine of the Mary
and Joyce aged 24 yeares or there=
abouts a wittnesse sworne and examined
saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first article of the sayd allegation hee saith that by reason hee
this deponent was boatswaine of the Mary and Joyce the voyage in
question hee knoweth that shee sett syle from Gravesend in the
latter end of July 1657 with severall goods wares and Merchandizes in
her bound for Tituan Sally Santa Cruz and other parts and thence to
the Canarie Islands there to lade the wines and thence transport them for this
port of London./

To the 2 article of the sayd allegation hee saith hee cannot depose not being
privie to nor knowing what goods were at London laden aboard the Mary and
Joyce by the arlate John Walker and William Wall for their Accompt and
committed to the care and disposition of the arlate Phillip Stafford or
William Warren or either of them./

To the 3 article of the sayd allegation hee saith hee well knoweth that the
Mary and Joyce after her departure from London did arrive at Tittuan
Sally Sophia and Santa Cruz and thence went to the Islands of the
Canaries where shee arrived about the beginning of ffebruary 1657
And further to this article for the reason aforesayd hee cannot depose/

To the 4th article of the sayd allegation hee saith hee being Boatswaine
of the Mary and Joyce as aforesayd well knoweth that there were in the
Moneth of ffebruary 1657 old style in the Roade of Oratava arlate
laden aboard the sayd shipp three pipes of Canarie wine marked with the
marke in the margent which pipes hee this deponent at the tyme of


their ladeing did by order of the sayd Phillip Stafford marke
with that marke and beleeveth they were bought and provided by the
sayd Phillip Stafford and by his order laden aboard the sayd shipp but
for whose Accompt or with whose goods and effects hee knoweth not
nor to whome they were consigned to be delivered And further
hee cannot depose/

To the 5th article of the sayd allegation hee saith That hee well knoweth



John Walgrave