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said ship the said Voyage; or to that effect which did much
disparage the said Grove, and was a great meanes to
make his Company slight him and ContennXX him
and further hee cannot depose:/.

To the 12th hee saith that the said Thomas Grove did
not at any time in the least (that this deponent Knoweth
of hinder the said Wood of any ffreight that hee
might have had the said Voyage. But of this
deponents Knowledge. the said Grove did during the
whole Voyage; further the said Wood in taking
and getting of ffreight. and selling of his Goods. And at
Saint Christophers the said Grove did get two ffreights
for the said Wood, though it was not the said Groves
part or duty soe to doe, And saith that it is a Comon
practise for planters at Saint Christophers and Mevis
and parts thereabouts to make Verball Agreements
and to make Great and Large promises, And saith
the said Wood might have gone from Saint Christophers
aforesaid when hee had pleased,
but hee did stay there longer than hee needed to have done
And the said Grove was not as hee saith
the Cause of the said ship (or the said Woods) staying there soe long, And
further hee cannot depose:/

To the 13th hee saith that upon the arrivall of the said ship Peace
at Nevis and at the Leeward Islands this deponent found that Hurricanoes and Stormes
had spoyled most of the Sugar Canes, Tobaccoe, and Indicoes
in those places, and had rooted many of them up, and
saith hee alsoe then found many of them up, and
saith hee alsoe then found many houses upon the said
Islan which were blowne downe (As this deponent was
there Credibly Informed by many of the Islands) alsoe
by the Violence of the said Stormes, and Hurricanoes,
And saith that the greater part of those goods which were
not spoyled as aforesaid were laden on board the
fflemish ships which were then there, And the English
themselves which were then. there. (in regard of the Difference
betwixt England and Spaine) did Lade their goods, and
embarque themselves on board the said fflemish ships
And saith that one Captaine Thorne, Comander of an
English ship, did stay at Nevis and Saint Christophers about
three monethes to receave in a Lading of goods there
but at Length came away from thence for London a great Part dead
ffreighted, And the reason was for that the Hurricanoes and stormes
as aforesaid had spoiled most of the Sugar Canes, Tobaccoe
and Indicoes, And alsoe for that the fflemings tooke away most