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hee verily beleeveth might the Owners Adventure and Grey hound
have done if the sayd Maundry and Gosling had not in manner
predeposed, them selves disobeyed the sayd Damerells Commands, and
by their words discouraged the rest of the Company of the Owners Adventure
from workeing the sayd shipp futher in towards harbour or shoare as the
sayd Damerell commanded, And further to this article hee cannot depose/

To the 10th hee saith hee being Cooper as aforesayd of the Owners Adventure
knoweth that the Owners Adventure brought home all the finne and blubber which
was gained both by her and the Greyhound the voyage in question, and saith
that the sayd blubber being boyled after it came into the River of Thames
neere Blackwell, there was eighteene tonne and a halfe of oyle made of the
sayd Blubber which hee in his Judgment and estimate valueth
to bee worth sixteene or eighteene pounds sterling a tonne, and beleeveth the
sayd ffinnes (being as hee guesseth them about 14 or 15 hundred weight) are
worth in this deponents Judgment twenty or thirty shillings of like money a hundred
this hee knoweth for hee helped to hoope the vessells and to XXXX or to fill the oyle in them But what the sayd Batson Beane and Golderne layed out for victualing and
fitting out the sayd two shipps or vessells hee cannot estimate And
further hee cannot depose./

To the 11th hee saith saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot depose not
knowing what to estimate the sayd Batsons Beanes and Goldernes dammage
at for that hee knowth not what oyle or finnes might have bin made by the
sayd voyage./

To the 12th hee saith hee referreth himselfe to the Registry of this Court
and further cannot depose:/

To the 13th hee saith the arlate Gosling Maundry and humfrey are
subiects of this Commonwealth and subiect to the Jurisdiction arlate as hee
beleeveth And further hee cannot depose

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

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot further answere thereto./

To the 2 hee saith hee cometh to bee a wittnes being soe required by Mr
Batson who well knew that this deponent went Cooper of the Owners Adventure
and therefore being on board could not choose but bee able to testifie such passages
as happened a shipp board and saith hee subscribed not to any noate or writing
to Mr Batson or any other touching what hee could depose in this cause, and saith
hee hath as yet receaved noe wages, but expecteth to receave of the producents his wages due for
the voyage in question, for that hee being hyred only to goe as Cooper noe
miscarriages touching sea affayres can bee imputed to him hee being to performe
his office at Land after fish are taken, and having only care committed to him
to put it safe into Casks either boyled or bloubered, And hee expecteth not
nor is promised any thing for his testimony in this cause./

To the 3 Interrogatorie hee saith that hee kept noe Journall and therefore doth not cannot positively
rem{em}ber the daye, but remembreth that the shipp Owners Adventure having
bin for some tyme before at a place called Greene Land or the West Ice which is a place