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3d of December 1653 [CENTRE HEADING]

Price against Smith}
ffrancklin Smith}


Thomas Dawes of Shadwell in
the parish of Stepney Mariner where
he hath lived five yeares, aged
about 30ty yeares, a wittnes produced
and sworne in this cause, and being
examined deposeth as followeth.

To the first article of the Libell given on and admitted in this cause he deposeth and saith
that he this deponent was Masters Mate in the shipp the West India Merchant in a voyage
to Virginia in the yeare 1651 arlate and that then the
arlate John Price was Owners and Proprietor of an
eight part of the said shipp the West India Merchant
And further he cannot depose.

To the 2d article he cannot depose.

To the third article of the said libell he deposeth and saith
that the arlate John Price did goe Master of the shipp the
West India Merchant in the voyage arlate and in this
deponents sight and observation the cheife care of
victualling and fitting out the said shipp for the
sayd voyage was in the said John Price and by him
performed And further he cannot depose.

To the fourth article and to the schedule therein mentioned in the
schedule was now shewen [?unto] and by this deponent precontest
he deposeth and saith that he being Masters Mate in the
voyage arlate well knoweth all the severall persons named
and particularised in the said first schedule and he beleiveth
they were all signed by the arlate John Price, And [?XX]
sayeth that the greatest Number of the sayd persons
were payd the respective summes sett downe in the
said schedule in the sight of him this deponent by the
sayd John Price, And that he this deponent (who is
the first man named in the said schedule did receive
for his wages due to him from him the arlate Price
the summe of 24 [?li] as is sett downe in the said schedule
which was due to him the deponent for 9 and 6 dayes wages
in the sayd shipp the voyage arlate, And that all the
said persons did serve in teh said shipp the respective
times sett downe in the said schedule And further he
deposeth not.

To the fifth article he deposeth that the shipp arlate was
of the burthen of 120 Tonnes at the time of the sayd voyage
and that there were noe more than what was isutly [?convenient]
and necessary for the sayling of the said shipp in the said voyage
tahn the Company that were in her being the severall persons
named in the first schedule arlate