down with a Cart Load of Goods, saw several Persons assisting.
There were two Carts describes one short man, ruddy Com-
plexion, waddled and had a Cane in his Hand at the House.
There was a gray Haired Man and a little Boy managed one
of the Carts. They took in the Goods on Thursday and Friday
last. Richard Clarke gave the Declarant a Paper open, saw
Clarke write it, and Clarke said it was Instructions for him
wholly to apply himself to Mr Hill John Spry.
Aprill 8th 1707. Sworn before his Excellency the Governor
in a full Council Vera Copia.
Examinat p W Bladen Cl. Co.
W. Bladen Cl. Co.
April 7th 1707.
Thomas Brereton brought before his Excellency the Gov-
ernor and Council declared.
That being at the Bay Side in Fluits Pound following with
his Cousin John Shipley spied Richard Clarke and Cha. Harri-
son and Thomas Wintersell with a Negro Man and Woman
by a Fire they had made in the Bank and his Uncle coming
thither invited them to his House. Having asked from whence
Clarke came he answered from Maryland and that he had
bought a Plantation and was carrying his Negroes to make
Corn in Carolina and intended in the Summer to fetch his Wife