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for these eight or 9 yeares last past hath observed that shipps (though
otherwise light and stronge) if they be forsed to beare over much sayle
in fowle weather to keepe company with convoyes, as the shipp Willing
Minde was, doe often prove leakie by being streined with bearing
sayle, and that the same is not to bee prevented by their Masters or Company
nor their ladeing preserved from damage otherwise than by pumping or
bearing lesse sayle and she looseing the company of their Convoyes And
further to these articles hee cannot depose/

To the 5th hee saith that by the sayd shipp the Willing mynde her bearing
sayle as a foresayd shee did keepe company with her sayd Convoyes
and thereby avoided being taken by enymyes and arrived safe with her ladeing
in the Port of London and saith if shee had not for done shee had bin in
danger of being taken both shee and her ladeing by the enymyes men
of warr And further hee cannot depose/

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true./

To the Interrogatories given on behalfe of Culling Kirby [CENTRE HEADING]
and Arthur./

To the first hee sayth hee cometh to testifie the truth being for required to
doe by the producent Robert Pearson and hath receaved noe part of his
wages nor hath demanded the same it not being yet due for that the
sayd shipp is not delivered And otherwise saving this foregoeing deposition
hee cannot answere otherwise than negatively./

To the 2 hee saith the Willing Mynde was forsed to beare sayle as
aforesayd to keepe company with her sayd Convoyes, or else to
loose the benefit thereof and thereby incurr the danger of her and her ladeing
being taken by enymies, and he beleeveth if they shee had not borne sayle
soe to keepe company shee had not proves leakie nor receaved damage
in her ladeing by water, shee being light before as is predeposed/

To the 3 hee saith there was some losse in vineger and brandy wyne
which [?{ca}me ]up at the pumpe as was easy to bee smelt and was smelt
by this deponent and (as hee beleveeth) by others of the shipps Company, and
alsoe saith some salt was dammified by water which came into the
sayd shipps hold, and saith the paper was not stowed upon the salt
but before and abaft the salt, and saith hee beleveeth paper will receive
dammage if salt bee stowed upon it And further hee cannot answere/

To the 4th hee saith the shipp Interrogate did not meete with any
storme but such as is ordinary for other shipps to meete with And
further hee cannot answere/

To the Interrogatories given in on behalfe of Carbonnell
and Seawards/ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith if the goods bee adiudged to be dammified by
default of goods stowage hee beleveeth hee ought to board his share
of the damage and further saving his foregoeing depostion hee
cannot more fully answere/

To the 2 hee saith there were fiftie one bayles of paper brought in the sayd
shipp for accompt of the Interrogate Carbonell and Seawards, and saith