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To the 15. he saith he cannot depose.

To the .16. he saith he was boatswaine of the Hopewell when she was seized
and was escaped out of her for his life before she was seized about three
or foure minutes of an houre and not more as he beleiveth, and was flying
in the boat for life and Liberty. and otherwise cannot depose

To the .17. he saith that Captaine Powell was aboard the sayd shipp the 28th day of
October 1652 and not after as he beleiveth, and saith the sayd Powell carryed
4 men to the Barboodas and the sayd Swift about 4 or 5 more. and beleiveth
that Swifts men were bound to assist att the unladeing of the Recovery, and
Powells men att the ladeing of the Hopewell. and beleiveth that one or
two mariners of the Hopewell were aboard and taken and seized in her
and otherwise saving his foregoeing depositions he cannot depose.

To the .18th he saith he this Rendent w as a cutting of wood 2. dayes, and
was hawlling of turtles about halfe a dozen tymes and spent therein about
12 howres. and saith severall Turtles were eaten aboard the Hopewell
by the shipps Company but how many he remembreth not. and otherwise
he cannot depose saving he was present att the eating of the sayd

Edward [?Best] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before Doctor Clarke}
and Doctor Godolphin.}


The one and twentyeth day of October 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

Henry Powell and Company et cetera against}
Valentine Austin et cetera for wages.}

Examined upon the sayd allegation


James Thomas of Poplar in the County of Middlesex
Mariner late Steward of the shipp the Hopewell whereof
the sayd Henry Powell was master aged eight and
twenty yeares a witnes sworne and examined
deposeth and saith as followeth. videlicet.

To the first article of the sayd allegation This deponents aith and deposeth that of the
certaine knowledge of this deponent in the yeares 1651 and part of the
yeare 1652 the arlate Henry Powell was appoyted and did goe master
of the sayd shipp the Hopewell for a voyage from this port of London
to the Parts of Guinney and from thence to the Barbadoes, and that all
and singular the Mariners hereafter mentioned were hyred and did soe
in the sayd shipp that is to say, the sayd Henry Powell, Richard Stademan
Edward Best, John Lacy, John ffarington, Henry Mussel, James Lowry
Robert ffarney John Griggs, Anthony Good, Simon ffluends, Thomas [?MiXXes]
Richard Ward the elder, Richard Ward the younger, Nathaniel Wade, John
Smith, Thomas Millard, Thomas Stadinan Roger Jones, Roger Hickes
James Edwards, Henry Miles, Samuel Dibell John Hosier ffrancis Chapman
Richard Thaxstone Richard Canon (who was hired at the Barbadoes in September 1652) and this deponent being the very
persons schedulate and verily beleiveth that the sayd respective persons
were hired att the respective monethly wages in the sayd schedule to the allegation
annexed this deponent onely excepted and in particular saith that the persons hereafter mentioned
were to have the respective wages following, that is to say the sayd Roger Jones [?TyX]