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Smyth dt.

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee cometh to testifie in this cause being spoken to
to that end by mr Williams the Sollicitor, whom this deponent doth not imploy
and otherwise negatively.

To the second negatively.

To the third hee saith hee was hired and shipt to goe from London to
Gottenburgh in the said shipp, and thense with horses to the Barbadás,
and thense to London at 35 s per moneth, but hee heard that some of the company
were to be paid their wages att the Barbadás in sugars, And otherwise
negatively for his part.

To the fourth hee saith hee this rendent was sick a monethes space in the
said voyage, a fortnights time whereof hee kept his cabbin, and the other
fortnight hee was ashore at New castle.

To the fifth hee saith hee hath received all his wages for the said voyage

To the 6th hee saith they tooke in 45 horses at Gottenburgh, whereof
44 died at sea, and saith the said shipp was true and sure in her
faring into New Castle, and had her head washed off, and her main saile
blowne away and other dammage, howbeit having another spare saile
shee might with a little repaire have gonne from Newcastle to the
Barbadás if she had had horses or other lading fit for the voyage.

To the last hee saith hee was not present
to see the signeing the said two notes,
but beleeveth the name of Robert Cooke
thereunder to be the said masters hand, with which hee is well acquainted

John trumble [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day

Examined upon the fore said Libell.

Rp. .2.

David Hayes of Wapping in the County of Middlesex Mariner
aged 44 yeares or thereabouts sworne and exámined.

To the first, second, third and fourth articles of the said libell hee saith
and deposeth that hee well knoweth the arlate Richard Batson, Robert
Cooke and shipp Tankervaile having sailed two voyages in her, during
which the said Robert Cooke was her master, having the said mastershipp
from mr Batson, and saith that the said Cooke was alsoe master the time arlate,
And saith the said shipp being bound out for Norway (upon the voyage in
question, the said Robert Cooke the master at this deponents then house
in Shadwell, in or about the beginning of August last past hired the producent
James Cooke to goe the said voyage masters mate, and the producent
Maynard Johnson to goe boatswaine of the said shipp, and agreed with the
said James Cooke at 55 s per moneth, and saith the said Johnson at 44 s
per moneth, for their hire and wages for their service to be performed in the
places aforesaid in the said shipp in her said then intended voyage, at which
hiring and agreement for wages at the rates aforesaid this deponent was
present, and heard and understood the same, and saith that on the eleaventh
of August last the said shipp falling downe to Gravesend, the said James
Cooke and Maynard Johnson (who in her immediate former voyage had served
in her) entred into full pay for the said voyage libellate. And saith that the
said James Cooke and Maynard Johnson being upon their retourne from