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The 21th day of March 1658:.

Examined on the said Allegation:.

Nuthall against Potts)

Rp. 3:us

John Carter of Limehouse in parish of
Stepney Blockmaker aged 61 yeeres or thereabouts
Sworne and Examined./.

To the first article of the said Allegation hee saith that for and during
all the time arlate, the arlate henry Potts was Master and Commander
of the arlate Ship the Gilly flower, now called (as hee remembreth
the Hopefull, and for such was Comonly accounted; And
further cannot depose

To the second and third hee saith that in the moneth of November
1656: the said Ship the Gilly flower, was bound on a voyage
to be made directly from this port of London to Newcastle
and to returne from thence directly to this port againe where
shee was to end her said voyage, And further saith that
in the said moneth of November 1656, the said Ship did
want and stand in need of severall provisions tackle
furniture, Materialls and Stock: to Proceede and goe the said
Voyage, The premisses hee Deposeth for that the said time hee well
Knewe the said ship the Gilliflower, and went then
on board her, and Alsoe for the reasons following And further
cannot depose:/:

To the 4th and fifth hee saith that hee verily beleeveth that in or
about the moneth of November 1656: the arlate James
Nuthall did send unto the foresaid henry Potts
, for buying of provisions and to provide a Stock for the said Ship
to goe the foresaid Voyage; and saith that the said Potts hath
acknowledged soe much to this deponent And saith further that
the said Potts hath told this deponent that the said Nuthall lent
the foresaid money upon Bottomry: and further cannot
depose it being soe long since./.

To the 6th hee saith that in or, about the said moneth of November
the said ship went from hence on the said voyage for Newcastle
and arrived (from thence ) here in safety And further he
canot depose.:/:

To the 7th hee saith that on or about the two and twenty
day of November 1656: the foresayd henry Potts and
this deponent (who is the arlate John Carter,) did enter into ?B[?ond and become bound GUTTER]
unto the foresaid James Nuthall, in the summe of Three
hundred Pounds of Lawfull money of England for the P[?erformance GUTTER]
of a certaine writing, and having now seene and perused the
Bond Exhibited annexed to the said Allegation hee saith the same
was and is the said Bond, and was and is signed with
the handwritings of the said Potts, and this Deponent and [?sealed GUTTER]
by them, and by them Delivered for and as their act and [?deed GUTTER]
And further hee saith hee cannot depose./

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin: