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therein mentioned hee saith hee cannot depose./

To the 6th article of the sayd allegation hee saith hee hath heard and beleeveth
that the arlate Paule Richards was an Adventurer with the arlate
horne Cornelius and Richbell in the Cargo arlate but what part thereof
hee had hee knoweth not nor hath heard And further to this article hee
cannot depose./

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true./

To the Interrogatories./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first the danger of periurie being declared unto him as is
required hee saith, hee was Gunner of the Prosperous the tyme
Interrogate and continued soe untill, at her seizure, being then aboard
her, and saith at her seizure one her gunnes was charged and that
there was a parcell of round shell left and also Muskett shott and
smale quantities of some powder in bandoleeres, and saith hee verily beleeveth and is
perswaded in his consciense, and indeede knoweth that had the sayd
shipp had never soe much powder and shott aboard, shee could not have
escaped with her ladeing from being seized by the sayd man of
warr, hee being soe much over powered by their men who were
ready to enter her quarter when the master and Company of h{er}
soe waved quarter, And further saying his foregoeing deposition
hee cannot answere/

To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith saving his foregoeing deposition
hee cannot answere otherwise than negatively./

To the 3 Interrogatorie hee saith that at such tyme as the Master and
Company of the Prosperous called out for Quarter there was a
man of warr of this Commonwealth about two leagues off from
her to the Lee ward, soe that hee could not as this deponent beleeveth
come up to her rescue there in tyme though the Prosperous had bin
provided with much more powder and shott than shee was in regard
the man of warr soe much over powered her in men and was ready
to board her And further to this Interrogatorie saving his foregoeing
deposition hee cannot answere./

To the 4th hee saith hee beleeveth the Cargo of goods seized aboard
the Prosperous by the sayd man of warr was worth about seaven
or eight hundred pounds, And further to this Interrogatorie hee cannot

To the 5th hee saith hee this deponent is the Interrogate Rogers and
went Gunner and saith hee knew the knew not the Interrogate Tompkins
before the voyage in question and saith hee went therein Pylott of the
Prosperous and having smale acquaintanse with him hee knoweth not
what hee is accompted and saith hee him selfe being the person other person