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of trade of the Barbadoes with horses and other merchandises for
this ten yeares past. and having cast upp the price of the sayd
horses so lost with the usuall gayne made of like horses att the Barbadoes
findeth that the same would have yeilded att the usuall rate the sayd
summe of fifteen hundred pounds sterling. and upwards. And otherwise
hee cannot depose

To the nynth article hee saith that the sayd James Cooke att the tyme of his
hiring unto the sayd shipp was but a young man about twenty yeares
of age, and in this deponents Judgement had not experienced
and moral sufficient to be mate of a shipp for such a voyage as
was intended. And saith that hee the sayd James was and is by common
repute the sonn of the sayd Robert Cooke mate of the sayd shipp
and was hired by his sayd father to serve in her. And further
hee cannot depose.

William Tickell [SIGNATURE ON RH SIDE]


Rp. 2

The same day examined upon the sayd allegation

William Lowe a planter and Inhabitant of the Barbadoes one of the Caribee Islands
aged forty yeares or thereabouts a witnesses sworne and
examined saith as followeth. videlicet

To the first article of the sayd allegation and to the Schedule thereto annexed now
showne him he saith, and deposeth that being a planter the sayd Island
of Barbadoes which he was to returne from England he putt
himselfe as a Passenger on board the sayd shipp Tankervale Robert
Cooke mate which was designed to goe from this Port to Norway
and there to take in horses and to goe to the Barbadoes and
from thence to returne for England, and by this meanes came to
heare and know that all or most of the Mariners belonging to the
sayd shipp and particularly the sayd James Cooke and Maynard Johnson
were to have their wages payd att the Barbadoes in Muscavadoes
sugars att the rate of four pence per pound; to which purpose hee did
severall tymes see the foresayd schedule in the hands of the sayd
Robert Cooke and heard him read the same to his Mariners and heard
them acknowledge that they had subscribed it as now is to be seene
and that they had agreed and contracted as therein is conteyned. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the second and third articles of the sayd allegation This deponent saith, that upon
the arrivall of the sayd shipp att Norway there were putt on board her
for the sayd Richard Batsons and Companies Accompt by their factor
there forty five horses to be from thence transported to the Barbadoes
and the stowing of the sayd horses did belong to the Mariners of the sayd
shipp, and the making of the Stanchions for that purpose as to the
care of the worke that they should be stronge and sufficient did belong
to the sayd James Cooke and Maynard Johnson as Mate and Boatswayne