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shee was bound to come to this port of London, which hee knoweth
because hee was Gunner of her and came from Plimouth in her.

To the second hee saith the said shipp the said voyage came from Virginia
where shee had taken in sixtie foure hogsheads of tobaccoe in and about
the moneth of december last which were there laden by one Mr Thomas
Bowler and to be transported to this port for the account of the producent
Samuel harwar and here to be delivered to him on his order; and saith
shee had alsoe aboard at the time of her comming from Virginia six or
seaven and twenty Eliphants teeth which the said voyage shee had taken in
at Ginney before her comming to Virginia, about a quarter part of
which Elephants teeth hee saith belonged alsoe to the said Mr harwar.
All which hee knoweth going all the said voyage in her, and taking
notice of the premisses. And saith there were alsoe about two hundred hogsheads
of tobaccoe laden at Virginia aboard the said shipp for the accounts of other men.

To the third hee saith that the said shipp in her course of proceeding
the said voyage from Virginia for this part was by contrary windes forced
to put into Plimouth with the said tobaccoes and Elephants teeth aboard
her, and after such her comming in thither and intending to depart with
the first oportunitie of winde, shee was forced to abide there longer then
shee expected by meanes of a generall embargo, and saith that all the
said goodes continewed safe and whole aboard during all the time of her
remaining there, and were all brought in her upon her
departure thence which was on the thirteenth of March last, after
shee had laine and bin about a fortnight there. And further
that comming soe from Plimouth, intending directly for this port
to discharge the said goods, shee was in her course of proceeding for
London of Portland met with by a dunquirke man of warr on the
fifteenth day of the said moneth of March, who laid the said shipp the
Anne aboard, and fired his broad side upon her as the shipps were
board and board and killed the Annes master, and the said Anne retourned him a broad side, and
soe they fell to fight, which continewing about an houres space
or more, the said man of warrs company at length threw in a
granada into the Anne which tooke in her powder, and blew her up
and therewith destr[?oid] her and foure men and a woman that were aboard her
and maimed and burnt many of her company, some whereof afterwards
died thereof, and saith that by the said blowing up all the said
lading perished and was wholly lost, and soe the said Mr harwar
wholly lost his said 63 hogsheads hogsheads of tobaccoe and share in the said teeth without any recompence or satisfaction whatsoever,
All which hee knoweth being present, and one of the Annes company
that was hurt by her said being blowne up.

To the fourth hee saith that the said Mr Samuel harwar was owner
of a quarter part of the said shipp the Anne at the time of her arivall
at Plimouth and while shee staid there, and when shee was soe set upon
and blowing up and of a quarter part of her tackle apparell and
furniture and for such commonly accounted which hee knoweth because the said Mr harwar paid and
contributed towards setting her out after that proportion, and towards
the mens wages And otherwise hee cannot depose.

Richard Daines [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]