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The 26th of January 1655.

William Wilkinson and company Owners}
of the shipp named the Exchange whereof}
the said William Wilkinson was Master}
or Commander. Against James Wareinge}
and against the all others appearinge for him etcetera.}
Bud Suckley}

Examined upon the Libell
given in by Mr Bud./

TXX 1:us Rp.

Edward Alsop of the parish of Saint Olaves in
Southwarke marryner; aged 30 yeares or
thereabouts á witnes produced sworne and
Examined. deposeth and saith as followeth./

To the first article of the said Libell deposeth and saith that in the
yeare and monethes arlate, the arlate William Wilkinson and company were
commonly accompted reputed and taken for the true and Lawfull owners of the
shipp the Exchange Articulate, and of her tackle apparell and furniture
ánd that, within the said tyme, the shipp the Exchange Libellate was
come uppon á voyage to Virginia haveinge on board her divers goods wares
and merchantdizes of good value, And divers Passengers and theire goods
to bee transported thither in her. Which hee knoweth to be true
because hee was Masters mate the said intended voyage and was on board
and saw and knew what hee hath deposed. And further cannot say./

To the second article of the said Libell hee saith and deposeth that in
order to the safe proceedinge in the said voyage to Virginia, there
was taken aboard and admitted to bee Pilott one James Wareinge
to conduct the said shipp the
Exchange out of the River of Thames into the Downes, and the said
James Wareinge tooke upon him the office of Pilott of the said shipp ánd
whatsoever hee commanded was done, and the sole care and charge of
the said shipp and her ladeinge from the River of Thames to the
Downes was solely in the said James Wareinge. which hee knoweth
being Masters mate and in board and seeing and knoweing the premisses. And
further cannot depose./

To the third article of the said libell hee deposeth, and saith that it
is the Law and custome of the sea, that when á Pilott taken
aboard á shipp to conduct her to á certaine place, that the then company
and marryners of the said shipp ought in all thinges which concerne
the saileinge and conduct of the said shipp to follow the order of
the said Pilott, although the Master of the said shipp bee on board
which hee knoweth being á marryner that hath seen and knowne the
same is usually done. ánd further cannot say./

To the fourth article of the said Libell hee saith and deposeth