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HCA 13/71 f.238v Annotate
First transcribed 30 September 2012  +
First transcriber Cathryn Pearce  +
Folio 238  +
Parent volume HCA 13/71  +
Side Verso  +
Status Uploaded image; transcribed on 30/09/2012  +
Transcription The 12th day of June 1656/ A busines of EThe 12th day of June 1656/ A busines of Examination of wittnesses for the perpetuall remembrance}<br /> of the matter promoted by}<br /> John Greene and Company touching}<br /> certayne goods in the ''hopewell'' of London}<br /> John harris Master. Smith} Examined upon certayne Interrogatories ministered on<br /> the behalfe of the sayd Greene and Company./ '''Rp. jus''' '''John Harris''' of Rederiff in the County of Surrey<br /> Mariner Master of the shipp the ''hopewell'' aged thirty [?sXX GUTTER]<br /> yeares or thereabouts a wittnes sworne and examined saith<br /> and deposeth as followeth videlicet./ To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee well knoweth the Interrogate shipp<br /> the ''hopewell'' being him selfe the Interrogate John Harris and Master of and in<br /> her during the voyage interrogate./ To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith that the sayd shipp the sayd voyage tooke<br /> in part of her ladeing at Scanderoone Interrogate and the rest at Cyprus which<br /> ladeing hee saith was to be delivered and was delivered part thereof at Legorno<br /> Interrogate and the rest (saving what was afterwards taken away at Cyprus) was delivered at London and saith that hee this<br /> deponent paid 153 dollers or thereabouts at Scanderoone, and at Ciprus<br /> 122 dollers for Anchorage of his sayd shipp at those places which was [?all GUTTER]<br /> the duties due to bee paid by this deponent to the Grand Signior and his Agents<br /> there and saith hee did alsoe goe to the Customs houses there both at Scanderoone<br /> and Cyprus and from the officers of them did receave before his departure thense noates declareing<br /> that all customes and other duties there due to the Grand Signior for the goods<br /> laden a board the sayd shipp were paid. And further saving his subsequent<br /> deposition hee cannot depose./ To the 3: 4th, 5th 6th and 7th Interrogatories hee saith that the sayd Shipp<br /> the ''hopewell'' in her course from Cyprus for Legorno mett with<br /> exceedeing tempestious and stormy weather and contrary windes<br /> by violence whereof the sayd Shipps Rudder was cleere washed<br /> away off and the Iron worke thereof lost and the sayd Shipp sprange two leakes in her Run a little<br /> above her keele, so that this deponent and Company for preservation<br /> of the sayd shipp and goods and to amend the sayd leakes and make the<br /> new sayd Rudder firme and fast againe to the sayd shipp (they having<br /> with much difficulty, and danger preserved the wood of it out of the Sea as it<br /> floated thereupon, and gotten it on board the shipp) were forced<br /> to put into Cyprus and there unlade the greatest part of their ladeing<br /> formerly receaved in there and at Scanderoone, that the sayd shipps leakes and<br /> harmes done her by the sayd tempest might bee repayred and made good<br /> and the sayd shipp being soe repayred and amended this deponent and<br /> Company had gone about to lade on board the sayd shipp all the goods soe by him<br /> unladen but saith some officers or<br /> souldeiers of the Grandsigniors did hinder this deponent and company<br /> after they had laden some of them, from ladeing the rest, pretending that<br /> duties for all the sayd goods were unpaid where upon hee this deponent<br /> showed the sayd Grandsigniors officers and Souldiers his noates from<br /> the Customs houses aforesayd, which not withstanding the sayd<br /> officerswithstanding the sayd<br /> officers  +
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