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Primo Maij 1650. [CENTRE HEADING]

[?NegoX] examinaconis testin a perpetua}
rei memoriam ex parte Jacobi Pe[?rret]
William Avery, et Johis Dyet super Nautaru
Navis the Pearry con Edmondum Ellison}
[?XXX] Capitan[?XX] [?einsdem] Navis}

Symon Bayly of Lymehouse
in the parishe of Stepney and
County of Middlesex Marriner aged
30. yeares or thereabouts sworne the
last day of Aprill last past before the
right worshipfull John Exton Doctor of Lawes
one of the Judges of the highe Court
of Admiralty and examined upon Interrogatories
ministred on the behalfe of the said Perrot Avery
and Dyet touching the losse and delivering up
of the shipp the Pearrt to the ffrench. saith
by vertue of his oath as followeth. videlicet./.

To the first and second Interrogatories ministred on the behalfe
of the above mentioned producents this deponent saith
and deposeth, that hee this deponent being cheife Mate
about the Shippe the Pearry all the last voyage which
shee made from this Port of London to Blewett in Brettany
and soe to severall other Ports and Places beyond the
Seas and untill shee was taken by the ffrench as is heere
after expressed, did desire and earnestly importune
Captaine Edmund Ellison the then Master of her that
they (being chased by a ffrench man of warre off
the Ilands of Ayris about 30 leagues distance by the
space of eighteene howers together and seeing the said
Man of Warre to come still nearer and nearer unto
them) might fire the great Gunns of the said ship
the Pearry att her att such tyme as the said ffrench
man of warre came within command thereof (hee this
deponent perceaveing her to bee a Man of warre and
by such messages as the Comander thereof
sent by his Lewetenant in his boate, thereby demanding
the said Captaine Ellison to come aboard theire said shippe
and give him an Accompt of what papers or Charterparties
they had aboard the said ship the Pearry and telling