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and hee saith that from that time shee near went to sea
but was broken up sometime after the said dammage happened, And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 13th hee cannot depose.

To the 14 hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 15th hee saith that the dutch (as hee was credibly informed)
being in the downes the time arlate, soe that there was noe
safetie for vessells to goe from Portsmouth for London, there were
many vessells both of the States and marchantmen that lay
in the harbour of Portsmouth and neare the said vessell the
Mayflower, none of which (soe farr as hee remembreth) did set saile thence for London till
the 15th of ffebruary 1652, at which time there came
newes to Portsmouth that the coast was cleare, and that the
dutch were removed. And this deponent (as hee remembreth) heard the said Mr
Burton say that hee had received order from the said Wainewright
and Jefferies not to let the said shipp the Mayflower set saile
from Portsmouth till the dutch were gonne or to that effect.
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the second allegation. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first and second articles of the said allegation hee saith and
deposeth that the said Burton on behalfe and in the name of the
said Wainewright and Jefferies came to this deponent to Portsmouth
with letters of credit from the Commissioners
of the Customes to compound and accept of bills for the customes
of the said tobaccoes, and to drawe the said bills on the said
Wainewright and Jefferies, and this was on or about the
16th of November 1652, and did compound
accordingly after the rate of 1 d per pound. And otherwise hee
cannot depose.

To the third hee saith that the said Wainewright and Jefferies
or their agent or agents did really pay to the Commissioners of the
Customes in London the summe of 645 li 17 s 10 d for the customes
of the said tobaccoes after 1 d per pound, which hee knoweth
for that hee had intelligence from the said Commissioners for
the Customes that the said summe of moneys for the said customes
was paid unto them, and this deponent had credit upon his
accompts for the said summe accordingly. And otherwise hee
cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee cometh required by the Commissioners
for prize goods to testifie the truth in this cause, wherin hee
hath noe interest as hee saith, and that hee is an officer
for Collecting of Customes in an out port under the
[?foresaid] Commissioners for Customes; And saith that one king
the waiter at Gosport did (as hee told this deponent) set the
broad [?arrowe] upon said shipp the Mayflower and the said
tobaccoes (in order to secure the customes) about the beginning of december