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to Saint Johnstons aforesayd and there delivered to the Agents of this
Commonwealth for the supply and use of their souldiers. all which
this deponent knoweth being one of the sayd shippes Company and
assisting att the receyving and stowing aboard the sayd bedds
And otherwise hee cannot depose referring himselfe to the Acts of this Court

To the third article of the sayd allegation this deponent saith that about the same
tyme or not long after there were likewise laden aboard the sayd
shipp for mr fflints accompt and others of this citty severall fatts
Chests boxes and ffardalls to be carryed to Scotland and there
delivered, the particulars of which goods or kinds of them or names of
the partyes to whom the same doe belong otherwise than as aforesayd hee
cannot depose. And saith he assisted at the stowing of the sayd
boxes chests and ffardells ad further cannot depose.

To the fourth article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that after the lading
of the sayd bedds and goods aforesayd videlicet about three weekes now
past the sayd shipp Abraham being ready to sett sayle and proceed
upon her sayd voyage was in the River of Thames within the flowing
and ebbing of the sea of the sight of this deponent bilged upon an
anchor then lyeing in the sayd River without any buoy to it, and
by the meanes thereof the sayd shipp and her lading sanke in the
sayd River and became much spoyled and damnifyed. And otherwise
he cannot depose.

To the fifth and sixth articles of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that
the sayd shipp and her lading being bilged as aforesayd lay under
water three dayes and upward before she could be weighed, And saith
the sayd beds were ill wett and fowled with mud and dirt and thereby
much damnifyed, and the hull of the sayd shipp was fowly broken, and
two of her hawzers broken, and much cordage broken and lost, and
a Capsten lost, and the sayles much damnifyed and great charges
and expenses were made in providing of Lighters for unlading
the sayd bedds and goods and in weighing the sayd shipp and her
lading and provideing warehowses and men to preserve and looke
to the sayd goods and in repairing and amending the sayd shipp
and her furniture; but how much the sayd dammages in the whole
or the dammage done and sustained in any of the particulars above
specifyed did or doth amount unto he is not able to sett forth, not
having seene any valuation made, or the moneyes for repaire of
the same expended and disbursed; howbeit he saith the sayd
dammages did really and truly happen of his certaine knowledge
and sight. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the seventh article of the sayd allegation he saith that the sayd goods belonging
to Mr fflint and others as aforesayd were wett and receyved some dammage
by the bilging of the sayd shipp, but to what value not knoweing what
goods they were in kind, not the quality of them he knoweth not and otherwise
cannot depose

To the eighth and ninth articles of the sayd allegation this deponent saith that all
and singular the sayd dammages did happen by the [?bilging] of the shipp [?Abraham]
as aforesayd, And saith that the Anchor whereon the shipp Abraham was
bilged of the sight of this deponent did belong to and ws the Anchor
of the sayd shipp the Supply whereof the arlate Mr Oakes was and is
in [?parte]