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afterwards disposed att Greenland (as this deponent credibly
heard and beleiveth) in a [?hall] vessell which afterwards was as
he hath heard cast away. And further not knoweing what benefit the sayd
Pibus made by the sayd anchor and Junke he cannot depose.

To the seventh article of the sayd allegation hee saith he cannot depose
further than as aforesaid.

To the Crosse Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie he saith he was Masters mate of and in the Martha
when shee mett with the said Dutch vessell and otherwise negatively.

To the 2d he saith that the Martha did shoot about three shotts
towards but not att or against the sayd dutch built vessell which
he sayeth did not shoot att or against the Martha at all, And saith
the goods taken out of the sayd Dutch vessell were some rolls of
Tobacco some Parralls and some Indico, the quantityes he
remembreth not. and the goods delivered out of the Martha into
the sayd Dutch vesssell were bread beere fish porke and beefe
the certayne quantity he remembreth not; And saith the Master
of the sayd Dutch vessekk was very glad with and well satisfyed
with the sayd exchange. And further he cannot depose.

To the 3d he saith that the Marthas master and Company did not
seize the sayd Dutch vessell at all, but continued in her Company
about six houres, and the Companyes of either vessell in that
tyme did mutually visit each other in a loving way, and not by
way of emnity (sic) or seizure, howbeit this Rendent doth beleive
that the sayd Dutch vessell did belong to Holland and did
gather somuch by the discourse of her master and Companye. And
further for his part he cannot depose.

To the 4th he saith he beleiveth the sayd anchor was about five
hundred weight and was worth about five pounds and more
this rendent would not have given for the same. but what the
sayd Pibus had for the same or of whom, or what was the
name of the master of the sayd [?hall] shipp he knoweth not, And
further he cannot depose.//



The same day Examined upon the sayd allegation

Rp. (2.

Edward Comparr of East Greenwich in the County of
Kent mariner late Pilot of the sayd shipp Martha
whereof John Pibus was master aged sixty yeares
or thereabouts a witnes sworne and examined
saith and deposeth by vertue of his Oath as followeth