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of March 1647 for eight moneths of serving tyme hee this deponent served
in the sayd shipp as boatswaine at the rate of thirty shillings a moneth
after which eight moneths expired hee this deponent was made Masters
Mate of the sayd shipp and in that qualitie served in her the rest of the
tyme predeposed of for which residue of tyme hee this deponent was to
have the summe of fiftie five shillings a moneth
and did receave of one Nathaniel [?XXXX] by order of the sayd harris and Chambers after the sayd rate of
fiftie five shillings a moneth for the said residue of tyme, this deponent then not being a servant to the said Christofer Michell./ And the sayd
William Peters from about the sayd first of March 1647 during the space
of twenty moneths and upwards next following, for eight moneths of which
tyme the sayd Peters served in the sayd shipp as a Common man and
then this deponent being removed from his sayd Office of Boatswaine
and made Masters Mate, the sayd Peters was made boatswaine of the
the sayd shipp and in that quality served in her the rest of the tyme predeposed
of, for which residue of tyme the sayd Peters well deserved thirty shillings
sterling those premisses hee deposeth of his owne knowledge being of
the sayd shipps company as aforesayd And further to the theses articles hee
cannot depose./

To the 5th article of sayd allegation hee saith hee well knoweth for
that hee hath served the same in the Custodie of the sayd Christopher Mitchell
on board the sayd shipp) that there was a book or enterance of all the
names of the men who served in the sayd shipp the voyage in question
which books or enterance (as hee hath credibly heard) is lately come
and now remayning in the Custody of the arlate harris and Chambers
or one of them And further to the article hee cannot depose./

To the 6th hee saith hee knoweth the arlate Christopher Mitchell is
dead and further hee cannot depose./

To the 7th hee saith hee cannot depose but referreth him selfe to the registry of
this Court./

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee was one of the Company of the Little
George and served in her twenty moneths and upwards at the rate predeposed and
saith hee hath received all his wages due the sayd voyage (at the severall rates
of 30 s a moneth while hee was boatswaine and 55 s a moneth while hee
was Masters mate) except sixe pounds tenn shillings which was and is due to
the sayd Christopher Mitchell or his Executors or Administrators for the tyme hee this
deponent was the sayd Mitchells servant, and saith hee was not present at the
agreement Interrogate And further saving his forgoeing deponent hee cannot

To the 2 hee saith the Interrogate Christopher Mitchell was as hee beleveeth
one of the Owners of the shipp Interrogate who lett her to freight to the sayd
Chambers and Harris and saith that at the last part of his voyage the sayd shipp proved
very leakie and was left at Cales in Spaine, but saith shee performed her voyage well
and delivered all her goods according to order before shee proved soe leakie And saith
the sayd Christopher Mitchell carried only a smale quantitie of goods in her to their