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The 3 of July 1656/

Beniamin dymock John Godden Christopher}
Neck Richard Brooke and Henry denbe against}
George ffarrington:: Cheeke ffrancklin}

Examined upon an allegation given in and
admitted on the behalfe of the sayd George

Rp. 2

Thomas Dykes of the parish of Saint Martine in the
Vintrey, London Chirugion of the shipp the George Bonad=
venture aged twenty two yeares or thereabouts a wittnes
sworne and examonied saith and deposeth as followeth

To the first article of the sayd allegation hee saith that
in the outwards voyage of the arlate shipp the George Bonadven=
ture and in the moneth of ffebruary 1654 divers of the Company
of the sayd shipp did in a tumultous manner denye to doe
their duty in the sayd shipp and to trim the sayes unlesse they
might have two pounds of butter a weeke to a messe whereupon
the master and purser of her to prevent the tumult which was
among the sayd shipps Company did allowe them during the
sayd outwards voyage two pounds of butter a weeke to a messe
but what the arlate ffarington was damnified thereby hee cannot
say for that hee remembreth not for how many weekes the sayd
allowance continued, and whether the arlate Neck Godden dandy
and Brookes were any of those who refused to doe their duty unlesse
they might have the sayd allowance hee cannot depose And further
to this article hee cannot depose/

To the 5th article of the sayd allegation hee saith that hee this
deponent was not any way prive to the letting of the sayd shipp to
freight to goe a voyage from Zant to Cassandra and thence to Zant
againe, nor knoweth of whome shee was hired to freight, nor who
hyred her, but saith hee was present with the Master and Purser of
the sayd shipp before the Governor or Providore of Zant and heard
him by Mr Dobson one of the allegate George ffaringtons ffactors who interpreted for
them the Providore speaking in Italian
aske them whether they were willing to goe that voyage or not and
heard the sayd master and Purser in English answere the Providore and sayd they
were willing to goe the sayd voyage, but that the Company of the
sayd shipp were unwilling to goe whereto the Governour replyed
by his sayd Interpreter and sayd if they bee willing to goe, give mee a noate of the names of
such of the Company as are unwilling to goe and I take a course
to make them goe, or hee spake words to that effect whereupon the
sayd Master and purser of the sayd shipp and this
deponent went aboard, and the Master moved the Company to goe
the sayd voyage, and they all of them except the sayd Brookes the
Cooper, and this deponent denyed to goe the sayd voyage saying it was