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To the 8th article of the sayd allegation hee saith that the hundred and
sixty Negroes seized in manner aforesayd aboard the Sara would have
yeilded either at Virginia or the Barbadoes in the yeare 1656 if they
had bin transported thither at the least thirty pounds sterling per
head for every Negro either in money or goods of these Countries
And this deponent after hee was released of his imprisonment
went in the sayd yeare 1656 to the Barbadoes, and there saw Negroes [?that GUTTER]
yeare there sold at the rate above specified, And hee this deponent
verily beleeveth that the Negroes surprized on board the Rapahannack
would at these places alsoe have yeilded the rates aforesayd, And
further hee cannot to this article depose./

To the 9th hee saith hee knoweth there was on board the Sara at
her seizure (besides the Negroes aforesayd) for Accompt of the sayd
LLewellin a very considerable quantitie of Elephants teeth worth
in this deponents Judgement eight hundred pounds sterling or thereto
and that there were also aboard her at the same tyme Cloathes Sea
Instruments and other goods belonging to the Master and Company of
the Sarah worth at their seizure in this deponents Judgement a thousand
pounds sterling at least, And saith the sayd shipps outward Cargo belonging to the sayd LLewellin and
remayning aboard her undisposed of at the tyme of her seizure
was alsoe in this deponents judgement then well worth three or
fower hundred pounds sterling all which hee knoweth was seized
by the sayd Scrol and his Companys of the Mary and Unicorne, and
the sayd LLewellin and other the Owners thereof utterly deprived of
the same And further to this article hee cannot depose./

To the 10th hee saith the shipp Sara and her tackle gunnes apparell
and furniture at the tumes of her seizure were in this deponents Judgement
well worth seaven hundred pounds sterling, and her freight for the
voyage in question would in this deponents Judgment have amounted
to at least seaven hundred pounds more of like money, And the wages
of her Company for the sayd voyage would in this deponents Judgement
have amounted to seaven hundred pounds more of the like money, And
as touching the value of the Rapahannack hee beleeveth at her
seizure shee and her rigging gunnes apparell and furniture were
worth about a thousand pounds like money, and as to her ladeing hee
cannot depose the value thereof And further cannot depose

To the 11th hee saith hee well knoweth being Masters Mate of the Sarah as
aforesayd that the sayd Scroll having seized the Sarah the Rapahannack
and two other English shipps, tooke away all their provisions of victualls
and gave them instead thereof only two butts of beanes about a hundred of stock fish and two smale
ferkins of beafe and about three hundred weight of rotten mouldie bread, and then
put all the companyes of the fower shipps aboard the Sarah with that
smale quantitie of provision which was all very badd and some smale quanititie of badd tackle
(they haveing taken away all that was good and all their gunnes) and soe
turned all the sayd fower Companyes in the sayd shipp Sarah (soe ill
provided) to shift for them selves, by meanes whereof to avoid perishing
they were constrayned to exchange the sayd shipp at the Island of Saint Thomas for
a smaler shipp with better tackle, and some victualls to carry them to the