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To the one and twentith article he deposeth and saith that
all the time the arlate shipp the Elzabeth lay at the Isle
of Wight, when the said Stainton would not goe out
to sea, the said shipps Company fedd upon the victualls
provided by the arlate Rich, And that he beleiveth the
said victualls did cost between five and sixe hundred
pounds. And further he cannot depose.

To the two and twentith article he deposeth that in all
probability the said Stanton (had he gone out to sea in
the said moneth of January 1651) had taken some prizes
for that, whilst the said shipp the Elzabeth lay at the
Cowes, other men of warre that went out to sea did
take prizes of good value, And further he cannot

To the three and twentith article he deposeth that the said
Rich was much damnifyed by the leakage and perishing
of the wines predeposed of, and alsoe by the eating up
of his victualls when the man of warr lay at the
Isle of Wight, and his paying freight fo the said
shipp when she did nothing, And that (as he beleiveth)
the said Rich was damnifyed by the shippps lying at the
Ile of Wight in not going to sea, in her victualls
and hyre to the value of 1200 or 1000 at least
And further he cannot depose

To the crosse Interrogatoryes./ To the Interrogatories 1st position.

To the first Interrogatory he answereth that he referreth himselfe to
his former deposition And otherwise cannot answeare.

To the second Interrogatory he answereth that he referreth himselfe to
his deposition made in this cause, and that he hath often
heard the interrate Rich give order to the said Captaine Stainton
to goe to sea, and aske him when he did not goe, which orders
were by word of mouth but he remembreth not when as either
to the say of the weeke or month, but that it was soe spoken
at Mr Nailers where they the said Rich and Stanton lay
in the Isle of Wight And furher he cannot answeare.

To the third Interrogatory he answereth that he referreth himselfe
to his former deposition, and that besides the fower prizes
the said Stanton carryed with him to the Isle of Wight, one
prize was sent to Weymouth, another to Plymouth and a
third to London, and that the said prizes were manned
with the Elzabeths Company, and that at first there were
about threescore imployed in manning of the said seaven prizes
and that in about a months space most of them that went to
Weymouth, Plymouth and London, especially the two Masters
Mates and other officers returned to the said shipp the Elzabeth,
and that within a fortnight after the other fwer prizes
were arrived at Cowes, those of the Elzabeths Company that manned
those prizes were cleared off to about fower men in a shipp