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then going ashore hee carried and delivered the same to Mr Gill
aforesaid, and left the same in his hands, and that from that
time till nowe, this deponent hath not deene it.

To the 6th hee saith that the said paper was not by any body showed
or discovered to this deponent, but hee found the same by meere
chance as aforesaid, and otherwise saving as aforesaid hee cannot

To the 7th hee saith hee knoweth not when the said paper was
first sent and exhibited into this Court.

To the 8th negatively.

To the 9th hee saith that upon finding the said paper hee opened
and perused the same, and often looked into and pondered thereon
in the said two dayes space that hee had it a board, and hee saith the same
(by the said numbers and figures therein) appeared to him to be an accompt
of goods that were in the said shipp. And otherwise hee cannot answer saving
as aforesaid.

To the tenth hee saith the said shipp was seized by the said mr
Gill to the use of the Lord Protector and of himselfe the said
fifth of december last or thereabouts.

To the 11th hee saith hee doth not knowe in what language the
paper is written. And otherwise referreth himselfe to his foregeing
deposition, and saving the same cannot further depose.

To the 12th hee saith hee is very well and infallibly assured that
the said paper was and is the same that was soe found by this
deponent aboard the said shipp, without any alteration or
change whatsoever, hee having nowe very well perused and
considered the same. And otherwise hee referretgh himselfe
to his foregoeing deposition.

To the 13th hee saith hee cometh required by the said mr Gill
to testifie the truth in this businesse, and that the said mr
Gill being absent when this deponent came from Bristoll, mr
Showell Collector of the Customes there, tooke order for
the bearing of this deponents chardges; and saith hee is usually
imployed to waite aboard shipps in kings roade in the service
of the State, and came nowe from on board and that is there
remayning. And that hee doth not expect ought but his
chardges and allowance for his time spent; [?XXXX] the said shipp
should be condemned.

To the last hee saith the said shipp was and had bin about a weeke
in the possession of the officers of the Commonwealth when this
deponent soe found the said paper in [?eie]. And otherwise hee referreth
himselfe to his foregoeing deposition.

Thomas Barrow [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]