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bene performed under fifty-two pounds four shillings nyne pence being the
summe schedulat and demanded for the sayd repaires done in October and
November 1654. And Lastly hee saith he saw some further repaires done to the
sayd Lighter in or about June 1655. and knoweth that the same did amount to
fifteene shillings two pence as in the sayd schedule is expressed. And
otherwise he cannot depose, saving that the sayd Boy was imployed five dayes for
the spinning of Okam longer than this Rendent or the rest of the shippwrights.

To the 3d. article he saith that the sayd Mayor in order to procure satisfaction for
his expenses upon the sayd Lighter hath caused her to be arrested. And further
referring to the Acts of this Court hee cannot depose.

To the 4th. article he saith that the said John Mayor over and besides the said summe
due to him, hath suffered dammage by the detention thereof from him. And
further he cannot depose.

To the 5th. article hee saith he cannot depose.

To the 6th article he referrs himselfe to the Law and further cannot depose.

To the last hee saith his deposition is true.

To the Crosse=Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatory he saith he comes to be a witnes by the meanes of the
sayd John Mayor. and is noe way concerned as to benefit or losse. And
further otherwise than negatively hee ćannot depose.

To the second Interrogatory hee saith he did worke upon the sayd Lighter three and twenty
dayes in October and November aforesayd. and one day in June 1655. aforesayd which he did not
for wayges to his owne benefitt, but as servant and apprentice to the sayd
John Mayor, who imployed this Rendent ánd the rest as aforesayd. And otherwise
he cannot answere.

To the 3d Interrogatory he saith he saw all the sayd materialls used as before he hath
deposed, and is well assured they were worth the summes schedualt as aforesayd. And
saving his foregoeing depositions cannot otherwise answer.

To the 4th. he saith, he heard the sayd Coultman give order for the sayd repaires as aforesayd.
and he saw and knoweth that the respective men schedulat did continue att the sayd worke for the
dayes respectively mentioned as aforesayd. and did soe doe by order of the sayd John Mayor,
who gave them order and directions att his owne key in the monethes and tymes above
respectively mentioned. and his key is neer the horsey downe new staires
And the sayd Coultman gave order as aforesayd to the sayd John Mayor in October
1654. att the key aforesayd. And otherwise he cannot answer, saving his
foregoeing depositions to which he referreth himselfe.

To the fifth he saith he doth not know that the sayd Mr Mayor hath receaved any money att
all for the sayd materialls or worke from any person. And otherwise hee ćannot

William haynes [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day Examined upon the sayd Libell.

Rp. (5.us

Richard Cooke of Horsey Downe in the County of Surrey
Ships=Carpenter aged twenty yeares or thereabouts, a wittnesse
sworne and examined saith and deposeth as followeth. videlicet.

To the first article of the sayd Libell. hee saith he ćannot depose.

To the second article of the sayd Libell, this deponent saith, that about a yeare and an halfe
agoe (the tyme he otherwise remembreth not) the arlate Lighter the
William and ffrancis lay in the River of Thames, and stood in need of