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but comes the neerest way home as aforesaid.
but comes the neerest way home as aforesaid.
To the fourth hee saith hee doth not knowe the ''Thomas
To the fourth hee saith hee doth not knowe the ''Thomas'''
Bonadventure'' interrogated, and otherwise saving his foregoing
'''Bonadventure'' interrogated, and otherwise saving his foregoing
deposittion to which hee referreth himselfe hee cannot depose.
deposittion to which hee referreth himselfe hee cannot depose.

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that in foure dayes this deponent in the shipp the Unicorne of London
whereof hee was commander tooke in on the Salina's
aforesaid 110 sacks of cotton wools with fiftie men, and carried them
to Scandaroon and there steeved them, and comming back thence to Cyprus
this deponent with his said company laid and steeved 220 sacks in eighteene
dayes, and saith that a shipp of
the burthen of 280 tonnes having in her 100 baggs of Cyprus cotton
wools steeved and 40 sacks of galls steeved, may take in with 44 men

Brian harrison [SIGNATURE, LH MARGIN]

thirteene baggs more of cotton wools every day for 12 days together with [TEXT INSERTED IN MARGIN]


Repeated touching this alteration}
of 20 to thirteene before doctor}
Godolphin with consent of the}
proctors [?hiXXXXX 19th ?Martÿ] 1655}

ease, and more the weather being faire and the baggs readie ashore: and
saith that the said 44 men making working 16 houres in 24 houres daily for
12 dayes together may lay and steeve thirteene bagges per day of cotton
wools, one day with another, and may within that time of twelve
dayes receive 40 baggs more aboard (winde and weather permitting)
and steeve them afterwards, And otherwise hee cannot depose.
Upon the rest hee is not exámined by direction of the producent.

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee cometh requested by mr Ch[XXXXXXts] and Captaine Goodlad to
depose the trueth in this cause, wherein hee hath noe interest, neither
will it be any proffit or losse to him which of the parties soever prevaile
or be over throwne therein.

To the second hee saith hee hath bin three or foure times at Cyprus
steevinge cotton woolls in the said shipp Unicorne, which was of the
burthen of 360 tonnes, and this deponent hath brought home 330 baggs
or thereabouts in one voyage from Cyprus and about 340 in another
besides fine Goods and Gawls, but never laded wholly with cottons.
And saith shee had 3 decks and carried 150 men, and this
deponent was last there about 15 yeares since; and saith that
Cyprus baggs are bigger than Smyrna baggs.

To the third hee saith that in two voyages hee hath made Cyprus
his last port of lading homewards, and in another
voyage or two from Cyprus hee hath touched at Zant in
coming home, and otherwise negatively saving as aforesaid
and saying that unlesse a shipp comming from Cyprus want
lading or provision for her company shee never toucheth at Zant
but comes the neerest way home as aforesaid.

To the fourth hee saith hee doth not knowe the Thomas'
'Bonadventure interrogated, and otherwise saving his foregoing
deposittion to which hee referreth himselfe hee cannot depose.

To the 5th hee cannot depose.

To the 6th negatively.

To the 7th hee saith that there is noe other way from Cyprus
for England with a shipp but by the Streights mouth. and that
the Thomas Bonadventure must of necessitie come that way
and saith that the winde and weather may cause that a shipp cannot keepe
a direct course from Cyprus but must saile sometimes on one
hand and sometime on the other to take the advantage of the winde
and may saile farr out of the way if the winde be contrary. And
otherwise hee cannot answer.