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a Wittnes sworne and examined saith and deposeth
by Vertue of his oath, videlicet

To the 7th article of the said Allegation hee saith and deposeth, That upon or about
the seaventh day of August last past as this deponent now remembreth, this deponent
being in the ship the William and James of Ipswich, departed with and in
the same from Winterton roade bound for New Castle together with some other
English shipps, amongst whom according to common report the ship the dove
then was, and saith the said shipps the night ensueing after the said day of their
departure from Winterton roade aforesaid, and toward the morning of the
ensueing day passed over the place or tract of Sea commonly knowne by the
name of the Well And further hee cannot depose-/

To the 10th hee saith hee hath never heard or understood anything from the
arlate Cable and Companie to the effect arlate. And further cannot

Upon the rest hee is not examined by direction of the producent./

To the Interrogatories:- [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee cometh to declare what hee knoweth
in this Cause at the request of the producent, and hath had 12 d for his
charges, and otherwise negatively:-

To the second hee saith hee hath seene the ship or Vessell the dove in question
severall times, and in severall places, but remembreth not particularly when
or where, And otherwise negatively.

To the third hee saith, hee beleeveth the Wells interrate to be about 10. leagues
over, and saith the night interrate of the said shipps passage over it was
not very darke nor very light, And further cannot depose./:-

To the fourth hee saith, hee hath not so deposed./

To the fifth hee referreth himself to his foregoeing deposition. And otherwise

To the 6th hee saith hee hath not so deposed-/

To the 7th negatively/.

To the 8th hee saith hee can write and reade, but tooke no notice in
writing of the time interrate, And otherwise saving his foregeoing deposition
hee cannot depose./

Repeated before doctor Clerke./

Thomas Rigges [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day Examined upon the said Allegation:-

Rp. 6us/

Thomas Beardswell of Ipswich in the County of
Suffolke Mariner aged 22. yeares or thereabouts a Wittnes
sworne and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet.

To the 7th article of the said Allegation hee saith and deposeth, That hee hath
knowne the ship or Vessell the dove (Walter Cable Master) for
about twelve moneth last past, and saith, That upon the sixth day of
August last past the said Vessell in Companie with the William and
James wherein this deponent then served sett saile from Yarmouth
roade to Winterton where they came to an anchor, and remained