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his said Ship to the Barbadoes, But saith that The said
Wood of this deponents knowledge at Nevis had a pound
of Nevis sugar for a pounds of ffish, And that was
as this deponent verily beleeveth the reason and cause
why the said Wood would not goe to the Barbadoes
with his said ffish: And saith that hee this deponent
is very well versed in the nature, and Quality of
Barbadoes Sugar, and Nevis sugar and therby knoweth
that a pound of Nevis sugar is well worth two pounds
of the Barbadoes sugar; in regard Nevis sugar is a
great deale better Cured or dryed: And saith that
all such damage which happend to the said fish which the
said Luke Wood Laded on board the said ship at Newfound
-Land (saving the small damage which came by the said Oyle
running downe as aforesaid came and happened by
the said Luke Wood Lading of the said ffish on board the said Ship
when the Dew was on the Ground as aforesaid, and by his
keeping of it soe long aboard the said Ship at Nevis; And not by any Carlessnes
of or in the said Grove or any of his Companye yeilding
a reason. of his knowledge as aforesaid: and further
cannot depose

To the seventeenth hee saith that after the said ship
arrived at Nevis, the said Grove did doe his uttmost
endeavours to dispatch the said ship from Nevis to Barbadoes
and to that End did take in stones to stiffen the said ship
and did give notice in the Churches. and other places
(as is usuall) that the said ship Peace, was goeing from Nevis
to the Barbadoes or to that Purpose, but notwithstanding
the said Wood would not Let the said Grove sayle to
the Barbadoes, telling him that fish was then and there
at a Lowe rate, as hee the said Wood was informed by
his Correspondent there or to that effect, And saith that
the said Grove stayed with the said ship and ffish at Nevis
about a Moneth or five weekes, before the said Wood
sent any ffish to Saint Christophers in which time there arrived
many ships Laden with ffish and Provisions at Nevis and Saint Christopherts which Clogged
the market there and did much hinder the sale of the
said ffish brought thither in the Peace And saith that when
the said ship Peace did arrive at Nevis there was
there, and alsoe at Saint Christophers great want of Provisions
Espetially of ffish, and if the said Wood would have sent up
his said ffish to Saint Christophers presently, after the Arrivall of the
said ship at Nevis, hee might have disposed of all of his said