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To the second article hee saith that hee this deponent hath received about
thirtie pounds, being all that was due to him for his wages for the said
voyage saving six pounds and tenn shillings, of which summe soe received
hee saith hee had three pounds and tenn shillings of Mr harris since
his retourne to London, and the rest hee received in the voyage from the
freighters factors, of which factors the said william Peters received
foure pounds to this deponents remembrance, but whether hee received
any more or not hee knoweth not, and saith this deponent hath confessed
his said receipt. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee served seaventeene monthes or thereabouts
in the said shipp the said voyage, and saith hee went out boatswaine of
her and served about tenn monethes in that qualities, and then became
masters mate, and served the rest of the said seaventeene monethes or
thereabouts as mate, and that as boatswaine hee was to have two and
thirtie shillings per moneth wages, and ffiftie five shillings per moneth
as masters mate. And saith the said Christopher Mitchell was
eight monethes or thereabouts master of her before hee died, and
served at and deserved five pounds per moneth; and saith Mr harris
was a freighter of the said shipp the said voyage, as this deponent
understood before her proceeding hence, and hath since understood
that, Mr Chambers interrate was alsoe a freighter.

To the second hee saith the said Mitchell was commonly reputed a part
owner of the said shipp, which shipp was about seaventeen monethes in that
said voyage imployment, and otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the third hee cannot depose.

To the fourth hee saith the said Mitchell had the said 93 rolls of
tobaccoes aboard the said shipp when hee died, 63 Rolls thereof
hee saith were landed at Tituan, by order of Mr [?thoma] the factor,
and the other thirtie rolls whereby the said thomas order, heaved overboard there,
being spoiled, and saith hee had severall sutes and other clothes
which hee saith upon his death were sold at the mast, whence this
deponent bought twenty shillings worth thereof, and other mariners
bought some more, and some lesse thereof, and saith the said [?Xarma]
the further deducted this deponent twenty shillings out of his said
wages soe by him predeposed to have bin received of the freighters factor,
and alsoe deducted the rest of the money for the clothes bought by
the other mariners out of their wages, but howe much the whole
money for clothes soe bought amounted to, hee saith hee knoweth

To the fifth hee saith that when an officer of a shipp dies, it is
usuall for the master to put in another, (whome hee pleases) in
his place.

To the sixth hee saith hee did not see nor knoweth of any
passenger carried or put aboard by the said Mitchell for his owne
account, And otherwise hee cannot depose, saving as aforesaid.

To the last hee saith hee did not see the said Peters receive the said
fower pounds, and otherwise referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition.

Repeated before doctor Godlphin.