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and further saith that fourtie foure men making workeing sixteene howers
in twenty foure houres daily for twelve dayes may lay
and steeve within that time 160 bagges, and may within the said
twelve dayes (winde and weather permitting) receive 50 baggs
more aboard and steeve them afterwards, if there be soe much
roome in the shipp as to lay and steeve 38 baggs more over and
above 308 baggs of cotten woolls and 400 sacks of galls and
there being left about 30 tonnes of emptie tonnage in the said
shipp. All which hee knoweth having often received and steeved
woolls aboard at Cyprus, and other places and bin present at the steeveing of
greate quantities and assisted therein, and otherwise hee
cannot depose.

Upon the rest hee is not exámined by discretion of the producent

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee cometh required by mr ffowke and Mr Chowne
as to speake the truth in this businesse, wherein hee hath noe
interest at all, nor will it be any either benefit or disadvantage
therein which way soever the cause goeth.

To the second hee saith hee hath bin at Cyprus six times or
more steeving of cottt cotton woolls, namely first in the
London of the burthen of 500 tonnes and upwards, and carrying
550 sacks of wooll, and upwards, besides many other goods; secondly in the
Mary of the burthen of 400 tonnes, and carrying 370 sacks of
wooll besides other goods, the third and fourth times in the
Imployment of the burthen of 360 tonnes. and carrying first
340 sacks and the second time 300 sacks of wooll and much other
goods. And hath bin often both there and at other places steeving of
Cotton wolls. And saith the London had 3 decks and 75 men
the Mary 3 decks and 52 men and boyes, and the Imployment 50
men and two decks, and that this deponent was last there at Cyprus in
the yeere 1650 or 1651, and saith that Cyprus baggs are
of greater bulk then other baggs.

To the third hee saith that this deponent hath made thrice made
Cyprus his last port for of lading homewards, and came once
(upon occasion to put a Consell on shoare) from Cyprus to
Zant, and saith it is not usuall for shipps bound for from Cyprus
for London to touch at Zant, unlesse they leave their provisions
there outward bound, as in former times they used to doe, And
otherwise hee referreth him selfe to his foregoing deposition.

To the fourth hee saith that hee knoweth the Thomas
Bonadventure interrogate, which hee saith is of the burthen of 280
tonnes or thereabouts, and hath two decks, and that a shipp
of that burthen hee saith cannot well saile without fourtie five
men, and otherwise hee referreth him selfe to his foregoing depostion
wherein hee hath satisfied the rest of the contents of this Interrogatorie

To the fifth hee saith that hee cannot depose for then hee was not
there at the time.