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To the third article she sayth she cannot depose.

To the last she saith her deposition is true.

To the Crosse Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatory she saith she comes to be a witnesse att the desire of
the sayd Hubbert, and saith she hath knowne him about four or five
yeares. And otherwise negatively.

To the second Interrogatory she saith she was in New England from the tyme of her
birth till the sayd shipp departed from thence. But she saw not the sayd
Bever laden. And further otherwise than negatively cannot

To the third Interrogatory she saith she can read written hand, and ćan write a little
and saw the sayd bills signed as aforesayd, but never had them in her possession
since the tyme of their signing, nor knoweth who hath had them since
that tyme; And saith she knoweth the sayd bill now shewne her by the
Masters hand att the foot thereof, and by the sayd interlineation which
was done by the sayd Hubbert in this Rendents presence, and by the
marks in the margent thereof; but she made not any marke to
knowe the same by againe. And saith the same bills were signed on board
the sayd shipp neere Berchington betwixt two and three monethes
agoe the month or day thereof she remembreth not; but the same
were signed about ten of the Clock in a morning, (the day of the
weeke she remembreth not), in the Cuddy of the sayd shipp in
the presence of the parties aforesayd who were then sitting in the Cuddy,
and, of one Mr Williams who was walking to and fro. Att which
tyme the sayd Cutting was not very well by reason of a fall whereof
he hurt is head, but he was then upp and looking after his busines
And he signed the sayd bills one after another att the same tyme.
And further she cannot answer.

To the fourth Interrogatory she saith she cannot answer otherwise than
negatively to any part thereof.

To the fifth Interrogatory she saith that the words interrogate were interlined
before the signing of the Bills, and were so interlined by Mr Hubbert
and this Rendent immediately upon the sayd interlineation of the bills
tooke one of them upp and looked thereon but did not read the same
And she heard the sayd Cutting say he must have after the value of
four pounds per tonne for the sayd bever. or to that effect: [XXX GUTTER]
the sayd Cutting did read the sayd bills to himselfe and not aloud
And saith that she heard noe particular mention of the Bever when
the primage and average were payd and receyved as aforesayd
otherwise than by the generall name of Mr Hubbarts goods
for which the sayd Cutting sayd hee must have two shillings for
primage and average or to that effect. And otherwise saving
her precedent depositions she cannot depose.

To the 6th and seventh she saith she cannot answer otherwise than
negatively to eyther of them.

Mary Springfeld [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

(Repeated with her precontest before
doctor Godolphin./.