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To the 13th hee saith and deposeth that as hee
hath bin informed there were eight men betweene the Deckes
of the said ship before and att such tyme as Captaine
Ellison went downe into the hould And otherwise to
this interrogatory hee saith nee cannot answere or depose

To the 14th hee saith hee doeth only knowe Mr
Cooke mentioned in the said interrogatory who was master of
a shipp then at Talloone when the Pearry was brought in
this her. And saith hee hath not had soe much acquaintance
with him as to knowe his honesty And such as hee knoweth
not how to answere or depose

To the 15th hee cannot depose

To the 16th hee otherwise then as aforesaid hee saith hee cannot



eadem die

Super Interrogatoriea pred examinatus


John Croxton of Wapping in the parishe of
Stepney and County of Middlesex Marriner
aged 45. yeares or thereabouts sworne and
examined as aforesaid saith by vertue
of his oath as followeth.

To the first and second Interrogatories hee saith and deposeth
that hee hath heard diverse of the Companie of the said
ship the Pearcy att Thalloone saie and report to the
effect in theise two interrogatories expressed And
further to theise Interrogatories hee cannot depose.

To the third and dowerth Interrogatories hee saith and deposeth that hee
heard both the Gunner and one of the quarter Masters
of the said shipp the Pearcy saie and tell this deponent
att Talloone that the interate Captaine
Edmond Ellison was in the hould of the said shipp dureing the
most part of the fight betwixt the ship the Pearcy and the
ffrench man of warre And further hee cannot depose

To the fifth Interrogatorie hee saith and deposeth that hee
heard it reported att Taloone that the ship the Pearcye
was lost to the ffrench by the said Captaine Ellison by
his goeing downe into the hould of the ship the Pearcy dureing the
fight aforesaid and not [?XXXXshing] and encourageing