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of the said shipps Company were detayned in [XXX GUTTER]
imprisonment three months, some 4 months, some
five months and some more, And that the
wages of the Master of the said shipp and his servants
did amount unto the summe of 54 li during the time
of their imprisonment And further he cannot depose

To the sixth Interrogatory he deposeth that the said shipps
Master and Company being imprisoned and having no
releife or allowance from the king of Portugall the
said Master was at great charges in the releife of
himselfe and Mariners for preservation of their lives
And further he cannot depose./

To the seaventh Interrogatory he deposeth that the interrate
George Chappell the Master of the said shipp had aboard
her the time of her said seizure divers goods, as
seeds, papers, looking=glasses, steele and other wares
which he shipped at Venise, which were worth 80 li
at least and that the same were all taken away
from him the said Chappell at the said time of the
said shipps seizure, and that thereof he was utterly
deprived And further he cannot depose.

To the 8th Interrogatory he deposeth that the goods which
were taken away from the Master of the said shipps Company
and the six months wages of 29 Mariners of the
said 35 Mariners which belonged unto the said shipp
did and doth amount unto 697 l i at least And
further he cannot depose.

Stephen Atkinson [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day [CENTRE HEADING]


John Seaward of Redrith in the County
of Surry Mariner where he hath lived about
13. yeares past, aged about 25 yeares, a wittnes
produced, sworne and examined, deposeth as followeth

To the first and second Interrogatoryes he deposeth and
saith that he this deponent was Quarter Master of
the shipp the Peter and Jane at the time and in the voyage
interrate, and that therby he well knew the said
shipp and that the interrate humfrey holcombe Peter
Middleton, Edward and John Bushell and Company were
and are the true and Lawfull Owners and Proprietors
of the said shipp and her tackle, apparrell and furniture
and that the said George Chappell interrate was Master
or Commander of her And he deposeth that he well
knoweth being Quarter Master of the said shipp that shee
was seized upon on the 2d day of June 1650 by order
of the king of Portugall she then being at Lisbone, and
that the interrate George Chappell and all the said
shipps Company were turned out of her and imprisoned
and that the said shipp was imployed in the said king of
Portugalls service against the fleet of this Commonwealth