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To the 15th hee saith, That this deponent being at Porta Port aforesaid
on the moneths of ffebruary and March aforesaid or thereabouts
(the particular and expressed daies arlate hee now remembreth not) the ham=
burgher or fflemish Vessells predeposed could not in 3. or 4. weekes or
thereabouts (as hee remembreth) passe the said barr notwithstanding shee
drew lesse water then the John, and was designed
to passe the said barr, but could not, as this deponent
saw and observed; whereby this deponent is assured that the said shipp the
John could not in that time passe the said barr without imminent
and apparent hazard of the said shipp and ladeing. And further
hee cannot depose/

To the 16th hee saith That the John and the hamburgher shipp
arlate passed over the barr foresaid at one and the same time
of this deponents sight and observation, and that the said hamburgher had fallen downe
towards the said barr with intention to passe, some dayes before the
said shipp John fell downe thither, And otherwise saving his fore
going deposition hee saith hee cannot depose/

To the 17th hee saith, That the said shipp the John being fully laden
at Porta Port aforesaid was one of the first shipps of that burthen that within
the time predeposed did or could passe the said barr, And further cannot depose saving
that within or about that time a small dutch man of warr, and some other small vessells
did as hee beleeveth passe the said barr of Porta Port./

To the 18th hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, And
further hee cannot depose./.

To the rest of the articles hee is not examined by direction of the producents:-

To the Crosse Interrogatories./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith, hee saw the shipp the John interrate at Porto Port
interrate when shee was fully laden, and readie to passe the barr of
Porta Port. And otherwise (saving his foregoeing deposition) negatively, And
further cannot depose/

To the second hee saith, the shipp in which this examinate served namely the
Porta Port Merchant was a shipp of the burthen of about 200. tunns, and saith shee
was fully laden and readie to depart from Porta Port at such time as the
shipp the John in Controversie passed the barr there, but stayed about 7. or 8
daies after the Johns departure, and that because the Merchants who were to
come from England in her were not then readie to depart, And otherwise
saving his foregoeing deposition hee saith hee cannot depose./:-

To the third hee saith hee doeth not knowe neither did hee see or heare that
any shipp of equall burthen or tonnage with the John interrate did come into the
harbour of Porta Port interrate during the time the shipp John
interrate lay there in a readinesse to passe over the barr of Porto Port