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To the 4th Interrogatorie hee saith to the best of his now remembrance there
was five and twenty Mariners belonging to the Unitie the
voyage in question, but what their whole wages amounted to by the moneth hee knoweth
not and saith hee knoweth nothing touching the payment thereof more than
what hee hath before declared and therefore cannot further answere to
this Interrogatorie./

To the 5th Interrogatorie hee saith for that hee went from Antego within three or
fower dayes or thereabouts next after the arrivall of the Unitie there hee
hee knoweth not what passengers dyed nor how they were disposed of
nor what the price or rate of servants then was there And therefore
cannot further cannot answere to this Interrogatorie./

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/

Robert Oldfeild [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 20th of September 1657 [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the sayd allegation

Rp. 2us

Samuell Church of Writtle in Essex Mariner aged twenty
sixe yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne and examined
saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first article of the sayd allegation hee saith hee was not present at the con=
tract made betweene the arlate Jefferies and Lewellin and the arlate Smith
Roberts and Moulson touching the voyage in question and therefore cannot depose
to the contents of the sayd article saving hee saith the sayd Smith Roberts and
Moulson were commonly reputed to bee then part owners of the shipp Unitie

To the second and third there was some provisions of victualls
and Cloathes put aboard the sayd shipp for the sayd voyage but by whome or
upon whose Accompt the same was put on board hee knoweth not and saith
what number of peeces of beefe were put on board her in England hee
knoweth not but verily beleeveth they did not exceede the number arlate
accounting shankes and whatsoever could bee accounted And further to
these articles heecannot depose/

To the 4th and 5th articles hee saith that hee this deponent being a mariner and one
of the sayd shipps Company during the voyage in question thereby knoweth
that in the moneth of June and about the sixteenth day thereof the sayd shipp
Unitie sett sayle from Gravesend bound upon the voyage in Question and
mett with contrary windes by meanes whereof it was about the second
of August next after ere shee gott into dublin haven, where shee was
designed to goe to take in servants for Accompt of the sayd Jefferies and
Lewellin to be transported there to Virginia And the sayd Jefferies and
Lewellin did on board the sayd shipp Unitie before her departure from
Gravesend promise and saye to the sayd Captaine Moulson in presence of this
deponent that they had provided two hundred servants for their Accompt
to be carried in the sayd shipp for Virginia and that they should bee
ready upon the first arrivall of the sayd shipp at dublin in Ireland And
further to those articles hee cannot depose/