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seaven and twentith day of September one thousand sixe hundred fifty five
and having while shee stayed there taken in ballast and some money shee
then departed thense therewith and sayled to Pullam Bam and there laded pepper
and returned thense therewith to Bantam aforesayd where shee arrived
the tenth say of december next ensueing and there discharged the sayd
pepper drye and well conditioned this hee deposeth of his owne sight and
knowledge for the reasons aforesayd./

To the 10th and 11th articles of the sayd libell hee saith that hee well knoweth
for that hee kept a Journall as aforesayd that the sayd shipp with the sayd
Chappell her master and this deponent and the rest of her company did upon
the third of Aprill one thousand sixe hundred fifty sixe sett sayle from
Bantam toward Jambee arlate there to lade pepper for Accompt of the
East India Company (by whose factors there the sayd shipp was freighted
for that voyage) and returne therewith to Bantam arlate And hee saith
that the sayd shipp in order to the proceeding on such her designe arrived on the
twentith of Aprill aforesayd at Saddo roade arlate, and thense sayled over
the barr there and came to Qualla arlate where shee unladed such
goods as shee brought from Bantam, and there continued till about
the twelfth or fowerteenth of May next following and then by order
of the sayd Chappell the Master the sayd shipp was warped
or drawne up with a warpe up the River till shee came before
the English house or ffactory at the Towne of Jambee arlate and
was after her comming thither, careened about the twentith of July 1656 and then found by such
as careened her to bee staunch and sufficient and after such her
Careening the sayd shipp and her master and Company continued
before Jambee untill the moneth of October one thousand sixe hundred
fifty sixe for all which tyme hee well knoweth that the sayd shipp
continued tight and stanch, but saith that on or about the tenth of
the sayd Moneth shee sprang a leake whereupon by the order of
Thomas Leaver the ffactor for the East India Company who was to
lade pepper on board her her Master and Company fell downe the
River againe from Jambee to Qualla aforesayd where by order of
the Master her leake being searched for was discovered to bee in her
keele and that her keele and other places neere thereto were eaten
through with wormes and the same being by order of the master
endeavoured to bee stopped the ater began to encrease upon the shipp
and her company soe much that they found that shee was soe much
perished by the wormes eating into her that shee was rendered
utterly unfitt to proceede to sea whereupon shee was by order of the sayd
Master haled a shoare, and her provisions Anchors sayles Cables
and other her tackling and alsoe her gunnes taken by the sayd master in to
his owne Custody and possession for the better preservation of them
which being done the sayd shipp upon the nyne and twentith day of
October aforesayd which was the next day after shee was soe drawne on
shoare was by the riseing of the tyde filled with water and soe sunke and perished
in the River The premisses hee deposeth of his owne sight And knowledge and