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and sufficient shipp the the tyme Interrogate And otherwise cannot answere./

To the 3 hee saith hee beleeveth all shipps that goo to sea are subiect to Stormes and
must provide against them as well as they can and saith hee hath heard and beleeveth that soe
new shipps have in stormy weather somtymes foundered when older shipps
have in the same storme escaped and saith there were some other shipps who came
from Virginia in Company of the King of Poland and lost her company in the
first storme but how they scraped therein hee knoweth not nor hath heard
and further saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere nor
knoweth what to beleeve for that as is predeposed the sayd shipp the King
of Poland in this deponents Judgement was before the sayd storme a tight
and sufficient shipp./

To the 4th hee saith hee hath deposed the truth and careth not what would
please or displease the Owners nor will bee constrayned for any bye respect
whatsoever to depose other wise then truth And further or otherwise hee
cannot answere./

Josiah Elfreth [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The foresayd Thomas Vicar upon Interrogatories/ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatories hee saith was a Common Mariner in the King
of Poland Interrogate the voyage in question and saith hee hath at severall tymes
receaved nyne pounds tenn shillings in part of his wages but after [?that] entered into whole pay for the voyage in
question and receaved five pounds being the last payment of the sayd ix li x s
upon Thursday the 12th of this instant June of the producent Master Pennyston and
what is behinde hee knoweth not having not cast the same up, and knoweth
not wherefore the rest is not yet paid and to the rest of the Interrogatorie
hee answereth negatively. And further cannot answere/

To the 2 hee saith the shipp the King of Poland was an old shipp but was as is predeposed the tymes
Interrogate a tight and sufficient shipp in this deponeth Judgement And further to
this Interrogatorie hee cannot answere otherwise than negatively having never
heard anything to the effect Interrogate./

To the 3 Interrogatorie hee saith all shipps are lyable to stormes and ought to provide
the best they can against them, and saith other shipps came from Virginia in
Company of the shipp the King of Poland and were parted from her in the storme
one of which as hee hath heard receaved three foote water in hold by
meanes of the sayd storme And further to this Interrogatorie hee cannot

To the last hee saith hee hath deposed truth touching the cause of the damage
happened to the sayd Tobaccoe and careth not whether it displease or please
the Owners or any other person and will not for any bye respect sweare
anything but the truth And further hee cannot answere/

The marke of the sayd
Thomas T Vicar./ [MARKE, RH SIDE]


The foresayd William Welch upon Interrogatories./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee was Carpenter of the shipp the King of
Poland the voyage Interrogate and saith hee receaved on Thursday last being
the 12th of this instant June of the foresayd Mr Pennyston five pounds and