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To the 11th hee saith saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere/

To the 12th hee saith hee being none of the company of the Owners Adventure
nor of Greyhound nor soe much as seeing them after hee lost their Company
at Sea as aforesayd untill hee sawe them in the River of Thames cannot
answere anything to this Interrogatorie/

To the 13th for the reasons aforesayd hee cannot answere/

To the 14th hee saith hee hath knowne the interrogate damerell for these
eight yeares last past, and knoweth that in that tyme hee hath gone severall
voyages to Greeneland and is in this depenents judgement
an able sea man and experienced in the Greeneland fishing and soe
commonly Accompted/

To the 15th hee saith it concerneth him not to answere thereto for that hee
hath not deposed to the contents of the article Interrogate/

To the 16th hee saith hee experimentally knoweth that the Ice at
Greeneland will bee sometymes cloased and a while after in some
measure open againe, and those that goe thither must watch such oportunities
of the opening thereof./

To the last hee saith that hee knoweth the Ice in some places was (after
the tyme Interrate) better to passe through to harbour then it was then,
or before, And further for the reasons aforesayd hee cannot answere./

Repeated in Court before both Judges/

Nicolas Perkins [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


To 28th of March 1657 [CENTRE HEADING]

On the behalfe of John James}
fforno and others of Paris}
touching the shipp ffortune}
and lading.}

Bertrand Dibarbore of London Merchant, aged nine
and twenty yeeres or thereabouts sworne before the right
worshipfull Giles Sweit doctor of lawes surrogate (Carefully
appointed) of the judges of the high Court of the Admiraltie
of england, saith and deposeth
by vertue of his oath.

That hee hath receive advice from his correspondents John James
fforno, Michael Charpentiez and John Reynault all Merchants and
citizens of Paris in ffrance, and order and authoritie (from them) to intimate
and declare to this Court for the very truth, (as hee doth hereby) that
ffrancis fforno alias van Obstal, and Lewes Reynault (otherwise called
Isaac Rutherson) both Marchants of the citie of Paris aforesaid, being
at present at Cadiz in Spaine, had by letters dated at Cadiz the fourth
of this instant (new stile) advised them the said John James fforno, Micheal
Charpentier and John Reynault, that they the said ffrancis fforno alias
van Obstal and Lewes Reynault (alias Rutharson) had at Cadiz
laden for account and adventure of there the said John James fforno, Michael Charpentier
and John Reynault, on board a shipp called the ffortune (ffernando
Gerardo Loro a spaniard Commander) of the burthen of a hundred and tenn