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were not returned att that tyme to Antego, and saith the sayd shipp ws
then destitute of a master.

To the seventh Interrogatorie he referreth himselfe to his foregoeing depositions
and otherwise cannot depose.

To the eighth Interrogatory he referreth himselfe to his foregoeing depositions
and otherwise he cannot depose, saving he saith that if the sayd Powell
had bene present when Prince Rupert came to Antegoe he might possibly
have saved some of the gould aboard the sayd shipp in case there were
any there, but whether there were any god aboard or noe he knoweth not.

To the ninth Interrogatory he saith the ship Recoverywas a ship wrackt shipp
and had noe gunnes in her and was not in a likely condition to resist Prince
Rupert nor did Resist him, and saith the Company of the Recovery amd
some of the Hopewells Company made a shott against Prince Rupert from
the ffort, and the Hopewell made some shott likewise against him, but
all to noe purpose. and otherwise he cannot depose.

To the 10th Interrogatorye he saith the sayd shipp Hopewell and her lading
were as he beleiveth worth the summe of ten thousand pounds or
thereabouts att the sayd tyme of seizure and otherwise negatively.

To the 11th. Interrogatory he saith he knoweth nothing thereof.

To the 12. he saith he neyther knoweth nor beleiveth any the contents
of this Interrogatory saving his foregoeing depositions whereto he referres

To the 13th interrogatorye he saith the sayd shipp Hopewell came
to Antegoe to take in the Recoveryes lading and for noe other purpose
and saith that the shipp Hopewell was a shipp of 300 tonne, and
about 30 seamen had bene a sufficient number to mannage her
and so many she had when she went from this Port of London
and when she came to Antego she had but about 18 or 19 men many
of her Company being dead att Guiney and some stayed at Barbadas and saith that
thirty men might have laden her in about 18 dayes and not lesse
and nineteene men might have laden her in about 20 dayes
and not lesse. and beleiveth that if there had bene more men
they might have done the worke in lesse tyme, but doth not beleive
that she could have bene laden and goods well stowed in 5. 6. 7. or
8. dayes though therre had bene never so many men. and further he
cannot depose.

To the 14th he saith he was one of the Hopewells
Company att the tyme of her seizure, and was att the very tyme of
actuall seizing flying for his life in the shipps boat having stayd in
her so long as there was any hope of saving her, and till the sayd
Princes shipp was come to an anchor neere unto her, and
saith he this deponent doth not sue Valentine Austin for any
wages. and otherwise negatively. saving he hath spoken with
the producent since his being produced a witnesse in this cause
by way of ordinary and familiar discourse noe way relating to
the meritts and effects of this cause, and not otherwise.

To the 15th he saith he cannot depose.