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same letter order this deponent to deliver to the foresaid Mathew
Smith which hee accordingly did And saith that the letter nowe shewed him and mentioned in the sayd 5th article is the very same letter hee soe delivered to the sayd Smith And for that hee this deponent knoweth that the sayd Smith stayed with
his sayd shipp the Prosperous at Teneriff as longe as hee this deponent and
Captaine Russell Commander of the Katherine ffrigott and other shipps which
arrived at Teneriff at the same tyme with the Prosperous and receaved their
ladeing did staye, which was the space of forty five dayes and better, and
in all that tyme had noe ladeing brought to bee laden on board him from his
sayd freighters Page Ingram Body and Kendall or their factors and by reason of the sayd letter hee is well
assured that it was not through any default of the sayd Mathew Smith that
the sayd shipp Prosperous was not then laden And further to this article hee cannot

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

To the Interrogatories./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee cometh to testifie in this cause being
required soe to doe by the producent Mathew Smith and saith hee was at the Canaries
the voyage in question in the Shipp the Richard and saith there came hense from there
full laden all save twelve pipes of Canary which one of his freighters who
came home with him in the sayd would not suffer him to staye to take
in, and receaved noe letter from his freighters to the effort Interrogate
And saith hee hath receaved part of his freight and the the rest is not yet due and
therefore not receaved, And further hee cannot answere./

To the second hee saith hee arrived at an Anchor in the Roade of Aratava at the
Island of Teneriff in the 13th day of October 1655 old style and the Interrogate
Smith arrived there the same tyme And further to this Interrogatorie hee cannot

To the 3: 4th and 5th Interrogatories hee saith hee did not see the Interrogate
Ingram and Stephens or either of them signe the generall letter predeposed of
in his deposition to the second and third articles of the allegation, and remembreth not
certainely who first receaved the same letter, it being a generall letter which
concerned all the Masters of English shipps then lying in the Roade of Oratava
at Teneriff aforesayd, but well knoweth that in the same was then Communicated to
this deponent and the sayd Smith and others all togeather and hee this deponent read
the originall over, and afterwards severall coppies were made thereof, whereof
the coppy annexed to the allegation aforesayd and shewed to him at this his Examination
was one, and hee this deponent helped to compare the same with the sayd originall, but
remembreth not whether in the compareing he read the originall or the coppy nor
who else did, but well knoweth as aforesayd that by coppy by him predeposed of is
a true coppy and is subscribed by him this deponent And further to these
Interrogatories hee cannot answere saving hee saith hee hath heard that the sayd
Smith had order from Mr Stevens and Mr Arthur Ingram two of his freighters
ffactors resideing at Teneriff to retourne home againe from thense but when hee
receaved such order hee this deponent knoweth not