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for the said producent, and signing a bill of lading for him about
a fortnight since at fflushing where the said producent then was.
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the said Interrogatories hee saith that hee this deponent
was borne and hath alwaies dwelt in fflushing, and otherwise
hee canot answer saving as aforesaid, for that hee was
not in the voyage in question nor knoweth ought thereof or
of the lading in controversie

frans Rooijs [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before doctor Godolphin


The 21th of ffebruary 1655

George Witherly against Robert yeomans}
and William Willott and all others etcetera}
touching the Jonas of Bristowe}

Examined upon the bill given in on the behalfe
of the sayd George Witherley./

Robert Allyson of the Cittie of
Bristoll and County of Somerset Mariner
aged 33 yeares or thereabouts a wittnes
sworne examined saith and deposeth as
followeth videlicet./

To the first article of the sayd allegation hee saith
that in and from the moneth of december 1654 during all the
rest of the tyme arlate the arlate George witherley was commonly accompted
to bee the sole and lawfull Owner and Proprietor of the arlate shipp the Jonas
of Bristoll (whereof was then Master the arlate Richard Leech) and
of all her tackle apparrell and furniture And hee this deponent
being one of the shipps company the voyage in question well observed and sawe that the sayd
George Witherley did in the sayd moneth of december 1654 fitt and
prepare the sayd shipp for the voyage in question then to beginne and˺ be performed with her from
Bristoll to Saint Sebastian in Spaine with all things necessarie for
her sayd voyage and sole Owner of her, and saith the sayd Witherley during
all the rest of the moneths and tyme arlate in the yeare 1654 was alsoe comonly
reputed sole Owner of the sayd shipp her tackle apparrell and furniture And
further to this article hee cannot depose

To the second article of the sayd libell and the charterparty therein mentioned
hee saith hee cannot depose for that hee was not privie to the makeing the sayd Charter
party nor was any of the sayd Shipps Company / untill
december 1654./