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neere about five moneths, and then sett sayle thence for England with
only about one third part of her ladeing vicelicet with about two hundred
hogsheads of tobaccoe (shee being a shipp in this deponents
Judgment of about two hundred and odd tonnes) although the sayd
Jeggles did as hee beleeveth doe his endeavour to procure a freight
for her And otherwise hee cannot depose./

To the 8th hee saith that the sayd Jeggles did at Virginia receave
goods aboard the sayd shipp to be delivered at Galloway in Ireland
and did Covenant or agree with the laders to staye there five dayes
in delivery thereof, and did accordingly in his voyage towards
England put in at Galloway and there stayed eight or
nyne dayes at least, five whereof hee was by Covenant obiged (sic)
to staye and the rest of the dayes hee stayed was occasioned by crosse
windes And otherwise hee cannot depose./

To the 9th hee saith hee being Chirurgion as aforesayd knoweth that
the sayd Jeggles in his passage from Galloway for London with the
sayd shipp did put in with her at Plymouth, and there deliver some
part of her ladeing,
and brought the rest thereof
to London of this deponents knowledge who came to London therewith in
the sayd shipp, but what the cause thereof was hee knoweth not, but
hath heard it was by reason of some difference which happened [?there GUTTER]
betweene the sayd Jeggles and the Merchants or ffreighters, And
further cannot depose/

To the 10th hee cannot depose/

To the 11th he saith hee referreth himselfe to the Registry of this
Court And further cannot depose/

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true/

To the Interrogatories./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee cometh to testifie his knowledge in this
cause by virtue of a compulsorie procured against him out of this Court by the
producent James Cowse, and saith hee hath noe interest in this cause
nor will it bee profitt or preiudice to him which soe ever of the parties
litigant prevaile therein, And otherwise negatively

To the 2 negatively./

To the 3 hee saith hee was never at Porto Port before the voyage
in question and is noe sea man and therefore knoweth not what to Judge of
the danger of getting into that Port, but beleeveth and hath heard that the enterance therein
is dangerous for that there is a barr to bee passed over and may
well require the assistance of a good Pylott experienced in the enterance
thereinto And as hee hath heard all shipps doe make use of a Pylott skilled in these parts for enterance there And saith the sayd Jeggles did (at his first arrivall there
after his Mate had overshott the Port as aforesayd) shoote off gunnes
for a Pylott to come which is the usuall course, and saith that none
did come, And further saveing his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere

To the 4th hee saith hee is noe sea man nor hath any skill in Navigation, but
hath used the Sea as a Chirurgion for these sixe or seaven yeares last
past, and saith hee hath knowne the sayd Jeggles only during the voyage in
question and since, and saith hee hath heard him reputed amongst Sea men to
bee an able and experienced Sea man and fitt
to take Command of any vessell And further hee cannot answere /