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The 30th of July 1657.

Affidavit: touching the sale of the shipp}
Jacob of Larwick to Edward Askew and others}


Jacob Larson of Larwick in Norway Mariner
aged fiftie seaven yeares or thereabouts sworne
before the right Worshippfull John Godolphin Doctor
of lawes one of the Judges of the high Court
of the Admiraltie of England sayth and
That the shipp the Jacob of Larwick (of which this deponent
lately was and his sonne Abraham Jacobson Larson nowe is master)
was built at Larwick in Norway afore said about the last year
by this deponent Jacob Larson for the
service and account of Edward Askew, Robert kilmer, and
Edward Nicholas citizens and Inhabitants of the citie of London,
and also of him the said Jacob, and that they the said
Edward Askew, Robert kilmer, and Edward Nicholas have really
and truely paid and satisfied unto him this deponent all such summe and
summes of money as hee laid out and disbursed in and about building
the said shipp, amounting to twelve hundred pounds sterling,
and have bought - his this deponents share or part of
the said shipp, and soe they the said Edward Askew Robert
kilmer, and Edward Nicholas were and at present are
the true, lawfull and sole owners of the said shipp and
of her tackle, apparell and furniture, and were and
are English men and subiects of this Commonwealth of England and for
such commonly accounted; and that the said shipp belongeth
to this port of London, to which port hee this deponent
brought her over and there his said sonne by his direction and delivered her to the possession
of the said mr Askew, mr kilmer and mr Nicholas, and since
they having taken possession of her have constituted his sonne afore said master of her

Jacobey larson [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day.


Abraham Jacobson Larson of Larwick in
Norway Mariner, aged 28 yeeres or thereabouts
sworne as aforesaid, saith and deposeth.
That hee well knoweth of the building of the said shipp
the Jacob at Larwick by his father and precontest Jacob
Larson, for the use and account of Edward Askew, Robert
kilmer and Edward Nicholas English men citizens and Inhabitants of
London and subiects of this Commonwealth of England, and
alsoe of him selfe the said Jacob and that they the said Edward
Askew Robert kilmer and Edward Nicholas have bought this
said fathers part, and have fully paid and satisfied for the said
shipp and were and are her sole owners, hee this deponent by the
sayd fathers order delivering her into their possession in this port
and they constituting him master of her, and this deponent is [XXX GUTTER]
master of her and hath the conduct of her committed unto him by the
said mr Askew mr kilmer and mr Nicholas her sole owners