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To the 22th article hee saith that hee being Mate and Purser as aforesayd
knoweth that by reason of the shipp Peace her missing of the Island of
Barbados shee did lye at Nevis in disposing of her fish and other commo-
dities from about the beginning of November 1657 untill March next after
and alsoe knoweth that about the beginning of the sayd Moneth of March
there came in a Ketch to Nevis (whereof the arlate John Holloway was
Marchant) laden with ffish and other provisions And saith that hee this
deponent being acquainted with the sayd Holloway hath heard him say
and acknowledge upon oath at the Island of Saint Christophers before the
Governor and others there that the arlate Thomas Grove and hee while they
were at Nevis togeather had conference togeather and that the sayd Grove
told him the sayd Holloway thus or the like in effect that hee would
take such course that that old roague (meaning the arlate Luke Woods)
should sell now fish there, for (as the sayd Grove sayd) one pound of
the sayd Holloways fish was worth sixe pounds of the ffish aboard
the ease and with all sayd (by God I have sold all my owne fish and
will helpe yow to sell yours And further to this arle hee cannot depose/

To the 23th hee saith hee knoweth that the arlate William Evans
and Luke Woods were acquainted one with the other at Saint Christophers
but what conference or bargaines passed betweene them there hee this
deponent knoweth not And further to this arle hee cannot depose/

To the 24th hee saith hee knoweth that the arlate Thomas Grove did at
Newfound Land lade some trane Oyle aboard the shipp Peace and
stowed in in the Lazarelto but what dammage happened thereby hee
knoweth not And further cannot depose/

To the 25th hee saith hee cannot depose./

To the 26th hee saith that hee did observe that the arlate Luke Woods during
the voyage in question did doe his duty carefully in manageing the
shipps affayres belonging to him and in the sale and disposall of Merchan-
dizes and buying and unladeing others and otherwise saving his foregoeing
deposition hee cannot further depose/

To the 27th hee saith that hee knoweth that much of the ffish aboard the
Peace was by reason of her lyeing at Nevis therewith soe longe before
the same was disposed of rotted and much damnified And further to
this article hee cannot depose./

To the 28th hee saith that in his this deponents Judgement the arlate Luke
Woods by reason the Peace did not get to Barbados was damnified
in his five eighth parts thereof but to what value hee knoweth not
and further hee cannot depose./

To the 29th hee saith saveing his foregoeing deposition hee cannot depose

To the 30th hee saith hee knoeth that the Peace was of the burthen of
about two hundred tonnes and came home about halfe dead freighted
soe that the arlate Luke Woods besides the dammage suffered in the sale
of his three eighth parts of the sayd shipps ladeing of fish and other goods
did suffer losse and dammage in tonnage for want of ladeing home-
wards to a considerable summe but what to value it at hee knoweth
not And further hee cannot depose/

To the 31th hee saith that in his this deponents Judgment the monthly
wages of the Master and Company of the Peace did amount to about
fifty or sixty pounds sterling at the most And further to this article her
cannot depose/

To the 32th saving his foregoeing deposition hee canot further
depose thereto./