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On the same day./

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Okey Larson of Larwick in Norway Skipper
aged about 24 yeares, being sworne upon the
holy Evangelists on this first day of August
1657 Before the right worshippfull John Godolphin
Doctor of Lawes One of the Judges of the high Court of
Admiralty in the presense of Millicent Colequite
Notary publique did by vertue of such oath depose
as followeth videlicet

That he the deponent did and doth well know the shipp
the Peter of Tunsbrey in Norway, he the deponent having bin
Skipper of her these fower yeares last past, the sayd
shipp being of the burthen of (about) 250 Tonnes, And that
he having authority and power from Ambron Larson and
hans halvorsen the Owners and Proprietors of the
sayd shipp the Peter did make sale of her unto Peter Rich
Edward Askew and Robert kilver of London for which
in consideration of the summe of five hundred and fifty
pounds lawfull English money to him this deponent payd
and satisfyed by them and that in presence of the said
bargaine of sale, he this deponent hath delivered possession
of her unto them the said Peter Rich, Edward Askew and
Robert kilner, and that they are accordingly at this presente
in quiet possession of her, as they ought to bee, And by
Vertue of the said oath he further deposeth that by reason that
his brother Abraham Jacobson Larson was Skipper of the
shipp the Saint John of Larwick, he very well knew her, and
hath soe knowne her for about 8 or 9 nine (sic) yeares, and that
he lying in the River of Thames with the aforenamed ship
the Peter, when his sayd brother lay then there with the
sayd ship the Saint John he well knoweth that the said Abraham
Jacobson Larson this deponents brother did according to the
orders, directions and powers by him given in that behalfe
from and by Ambioen Larson and hellweck Tag[ersone GUTTER]
Widdow the Owners and Proprietors of her, make sale
of her unto Peter Rich, Edward Askew and John Larson
for and in consideration of the summe of sixe hundred pounds
lawfull English money to him payd and satisfyed, and that
therupon accordingly the sayd Abraham Jaconson Larson
did putt them the sayd Rich, Askew and Larson
into possession of her, and that they are at this instant [time GUTTER]
in peaceable and quiet possession of her as they ought to bee
The premisses he deposeth for that he was by and
present and was an eye and earewittnes of all the passages
transacted concerning the aforenamed Abraham Jacobson
Larson and the sayd Peter Rich, Edward Askew and John Dyson

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