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To the 4th he saith hee hath not so deposed//

To the 5th hee saith hee hath not do deposed/

To the 6th hee saith hee came into the shipp the Mayflower in March 1648
being then att the Barbadaos and contynued in her 8 Monthes, And that hee
the said Hickman was in the Peter when this rendent entred into [?the] service, And
otherwise saveing his former depositions, hee saith hee cannot depose./

To the 7th hee saith that hee hath heard that the said Hickman was nailed to the Mast of the shipp the Mayflower
before this rendent came aboard with a knife through his hand, for stabbing one of
the said Shipps Company And otherwise hee saith hee cannot depose/

To the 8th hee saith that the said Hickman being abord the Peter as aforesaid was
sent in the said shipp by order of the producent Jackett (as hee beleeveth and hath
heard) to Santa domingo interrogate And further hee cannot depose./

To the 9th hee saith hee cannot answare/

To the 10th hee saith hee hath used to goe to Sea for the space of theise 16
yeares last past, and saveing the orders and rules interrogated hath not [??perused] any
of the like nature., but hath heard that they ordinarily use to sett upp such like
orders in Shipps which are Men of warre, And otherwise (saveing his foregoeing
depositions to which hee refereth himself) hee saith hee cannot depose./

Repeated before doctor Stevens./

Peter Steward [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


14th of July 1651.

On the behalf of Raph}
Pa[?pe] Chirurgeon touching his losse in}
the shipp the Barnestable Merchant}
of London}

Rp. jus

Archila[X]s Cooper of Radcliffe in the parish
of Stepney in the County of Middlesex Marriner aged
26. yeares or thereabouts sworne before the right
worshipfull William Clark doctor of the lawes one of the Judges
of the high Court of the Admiraltie, and examined touching the
losse of the said Page Chirurgeon of the said shipp saith and deposeth
as followeth videlicet.

That the said Shipp the Barnestable Merchant of London (John Wether[XXX]
Master) was bound out from London upon a Merchandizeing and tradeing voyage
and did sett saile from this port of London upon the 25th day of May 1648 Att
which time the said Raph Page was imployed as a Chirurgeon in the said Shipp for
the intended voyage, and did goe and saile therewith and in that service unto
the Nerwfound land, and from thence to Lisbone in Portugall where hee saith
the said shipp and Company were freighted by the king of Portugall to saile to
Brazeela, and there delivered her goods, and returned to Lisbon[?a] againe with another
freight in the service of the said king of Portugall, att which time Prince Ruperts
Shipps were then Rideing att Anchor in the R[?oad] of Lisbone, and the Parliaments
shipps rideing before the Harbour; And hee saith that not long after upon
difference betweene the king of Portugall, and, the Generalls of the Parliaments ffleete
The said Shipp the Barnstable Merchant upon the 7th of June 1650 was seised
upon by the king of Portugall, and the said Raph Page, and all his Goods aboard were