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Virginia hogsheads to be brought from there is commonly accounted to
bee one and the same And further to this article hee cannot depose/

To the 11th and 14th articles of the sayd allegation hee saith that hee was not
at Virginia at the sayd Alexander arlate was there upon the voyage in question
And therefore cannot positively of this knowledge depose anything to the conteath
of these articles but saith that by letters from his commanders in Virginia
he hath bin advised that at the tyme the Alexander laye in Yorke River
in Virginia the voyage in question there were divers hogsheads of
Tobaccoe tendered by this deponents correspondents there to have bin
laden on board the Alexander but were refused to bee taken on board
the sayd shipp unlesse this deponents correspondents would have
given forty shillings or upwards in a tonne more than hee this deponent
hath agreed with the arlate Mr Armiger Warner to bring them for,
whereupon the sayd Tobaccoes were shipped afterwards upon the Providence
of London Captaine Swanley, Commander
And further to these articles hee cannot depose saving hee saith hee
hath heard and beleeveth that the Alexander might have had more tobaccoe[?s GUTTER]
laden aboard her in Virginia then shee brought from thence the
voyage in question./

To the rest of the articles hee is not examined by direction of the

To the Interrogatories/ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee was required by Mr Browne the deputy Marshall
of this Court on behalfe of the producent Warner to appeare and
testifie the truth of his knowelde in this case and saith there is some
diferences in matters of Account in Merchandizing
affayres betwixt this rendent and the sayd Warner and a suite depending
thereupon, wherein hee beleeveth the sayd Warner will appeare to bee
indebted to this rendent but in how much this deponent at present knoweth
not, and saith it will bee neither profit nor prejudice to this deponent
whether Warner presaile or be overthrowne in this case hee [?this ?rendent] being
noe way concerned therein and saith hee is noe way of kinn or allyance
to the sayd Warner And further cannot answere otherwise than

To the 2 hee saith hee never sawe the shipp Alexander Interrogate
that hee knoweth of, and was not at Virginia when shee was last
there, And further saving his foregoing deposition to which hee
referreth hee cannot depose saving hee saith the goods predeposed of
tendered by his correspondents to be laden aboard the Alexander were
consigned to this rendent but were properly the goods
of one ffrancis Jones then a widdowe in Virgina, and were marked
with the marke in the margent./


Repeated before doctor Godolphin

John Jeffreys [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]